Paul Jett is vice president of Corporate Development for GridLiance, the nation’s first independent transmission company primarily focused on working with municipal utilities, joint action agencies and electric cooperatives to address and solve their transmission needs. As vice president of Corporate Development, Jett leads corporate development efforts related to assessing new business opportunities, exploring regional expansion, and leading large transaction negotiations..
Jett has over 30 years of experience in the utility industry, starting at Cincinnati Gas & Electric Company and its successors Cinergy and Duke Energy, where he was director of Business Services responsible for the development and implementation of transmission policy. Jett was also vice president of Business Development for American Transmission Company and Duke-American Transmission Company.
Jett has held numerous leadership positions within the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) region, including chair of the MISO Transmission Owners Committee and vice chair of the Advisory Committee.
Jett received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and his M.A. in Business Administration from Thomas More College.