Allen Leverett

last updated 4/17/2018

Allen L. Leverett

President at Wisconsin Energy Corporation

231 W. Michigan St., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
HQ Phone:
(414) 221-2345

General Information


Chairman - Church Mutual Insurance Company

Executive Vice President - Wisconsin Gas Company


Master of Business Administration degreeAuburn University

bachelor's degree , summa cum laude - electrical engineering and mathematics , Vanderbilt University

master's degree - electrical engineering , Stanford University


Board Member - American Transmission Company

Board Member - Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce

Board Member - Electric Power Research Institute Inc

Trustee - Agnes Scott College

Treasurer - Alverno College

Board Member - Edison Electric Institute

Recent News  

WEC Energy Group | Wisconsin Utility Investors

We Energies executive Allen Leverett, who had suffered a stroke in October 2017, is in good physical condition and continues making progress in his recovery and rehabilitation work according to company CEO Gale Klappa.
WEC Energy Group removed the "interim" from the title for CEO Gale Klappa following his appointment as President and CEO after CEO Allen Leverett suffered a stroke several months ago. Leverett, 51, was released from the hospital on October 27th and is receiving speech therapy as he continues his recovery according to a regulatory filing. He retains his title of President which was his title before he was promoted to President and CEO in May, 2016. Klappa is expected to act as CEO until Leverett is able to re-assume his duties. WEC Energy Group president and CEO Allen Leverett has been hospitalized following an apparent stroke. Klappa, 67, to the interim role "until such time as Mr. Leverett is able to re-assume those responsibilities," Leverett, 51, took over as CEO on May 1, 2016 when he was 49.

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WEC Energy Group | Allen L. Leverett Bio

Allen L. Leverett
WEC Energy Group | Allen L. Leverett Bio WEC Energy Group Allen L. Leverett Allen L. Leverett President - WEC Energy Group Allen Leverett was named president of WEC Energy Group in June 2015 and chief executive officer in May 2016. He was appointed to the board of directors in January 2016. Leverett is currently on medical leave. Leverett had served as president of Wisconsin Energy Corp. since August 2013, as well as president - Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota, with responsibility for business operations of the company's utilities in those states. Previously, Leverett served as president and chief executive officer of We Generation, the company's power generation group, since March 2011, with overall responsibility for the company's electric generation portfolio, fuel procurement, environmental compliance and renewable energy development strategy. He joined Wisconsin Energy in 2003 as chief financial officer. In May 2004, he was named executive vice president and chief financial officer of Wisconsin Energy and We Energies. Prior to joining the company, Leverett served as chief financial officer and executive vice president of Georgia Power in Atlanta, Georgia. Before that, he was vice president and treasurer of Southern Company Services, with overall responsibility for financial planning and analysis, capital markets and leasing, treasury and investor relations. Previously, he held a variety of positions in transmission planning, integrated resource planning, strategic planning, wholesale marketing and finance. Leverett earned his bachelor's degree, summa cum laude, in electrical engineering and mathematics from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee. He also earned a master's degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, and a Master of Business Administration degree with a finance concentration from Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama. Leverett is a director of American Transmission Co., non-executive chairman of Church Mutual Insurance Co., and a member of the board of directors of the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and the Edison Electric Institute (EEI).

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WEC Board of Directors

Allen L. Leverett
Allen L. Leverett President, WEC Energy Group

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