Our Leadership
Learn more about the people who are leading ETT into the future.

Kip Fox
President

Peter Kimani
Vice President, Regulatory & Finance

Michael Macias
Vice President, Operations

Kip Fox
President

Kip Fox is the President of Electric Transmission Texas, LLC (ETT), a joint venture between subsidiaries of American Electric Power (AEP) and Berkshire Hathaway Energy Company (BHE). ETT acquires, constructs, owns and operates transmission facilities within the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). ETT’s capital investment has over $3 billion in transmission assets.

Prior to his role as President of ETT, Mr. Fox held positions of increasing responsibility throughout the past 8 years within AEP in Operations, Transmission Asset Development, Regulatory and RTO Policy for Southwest Power Pool (SPP), ERCOT, and Mid-continent Independent System Operator (MISO). Mr. Fox has been a strong advocate for competitive transmission development in the Stakeholder process for AEP and Transource Energy, LLC, a joint venture between AEP and Great Plains Energy.

Prior to his roles in the transmission organization of AEP, Mr. Fox was a consultant specializing in the transition of traditional transmission and generation operations to a Day Ahead market in place today. Mr. Fox has over 30 years management experience in energy trading, utility operations, market operations and transmission with American Electric Power Corp., Minnesota Municipal Power Agency, Tennessee Valley Authority and Entergy Corp.

Mr. Fox earned a bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from Virginia Tech and master's degree i n Business Administration from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a former Chapter President and member of the National Society of Professional Engineers. Mr. Fox also sat on the Board of Directors of Weekend Academy, a non-profit agency, as well as Sterling Credit Union. In addition, Mr. Fox is also a member of Leadership Dallas and the Virginia Tech School of Engineering Student Advisory Counsel. He and his wife Donna reside in Austin, Texas.

Peter Kimani
Vice President, Regulatory & Finance

Peter Kimani is Vice President and Director of Regulatory and Finance at Electric Transmission Texas, LLC (ETT), a joint venture between subsidiaries of American Electric Power (AEP) and Berkshire Hathaway Energy Company (BHE). ETT acquires, constructs, owns and operates transmission facilities within the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). ETT’s capital investment has over $3 billion in transmission assets.

Prior to joining ETT, Mr. Kimani held positions of increasing responsibility within AEP in Accounting and Regulatory Services. Mr. Kimani has prepared numerous utility regulatory filings and filed testimony before various AEP West operating companies’ regulatory commissions including the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT).

Before joining AEP, Mr. Kimani worked as a forensic accounting consultant managing high profile, large and complex engagements at a regional and a national consulting firm. Prior to that, he worked as a public accountant managing financial audits for not for profit, governmental and private organizations.

Mr. Kimani earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Egerton University in Kenya, a Master’s degree in Accounting and a Master’s degree in International Affairs from Ohio University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in Ohio. Mr. Kimani previously was a board member and finance committee member of Emergency Infant Services, a non-profit organization in Tulsa OK. He, his wife Lilian and two sons reside in Austin, Texas.

Michael Macias
Vice President, Operations

Michael Macias is the Vice President of Operations for Electric Transmission Texas, LLC (ETT), a joint venture between subsidiaries of American Electric Power (AEP) and Berkshire Hathaway Energy Company (BHE). ETT acquires, constructs, owns and operates transmission facilities within the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). ETT’s capital investment has over $3 billion in transmission assets.

Prior to his role as Vice President of Operations for ETT, Mr. Macias held positions of increasing responsibility throughout the past 14 years at ETT as a Senior Technical Project Lead and within AEP in field operations and transmission asset management. Mr. Macias was a leader in the development and execution of ETT’s $3 billion growth from 2009 to present, and has been involved with many advanced technology projects within the transmission utility business.

Mr. Macias earned a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from Texas A&M University. He also is a registered professional engineer in the state of Texas and holds a Project Management Professional certification. He and his wife, Stephanie, have two children and reside in Austin, Texas.