SWEPCO Names Gary Guin as Director of Distribution Risk and Project Management
Gary Guin

Shreveport, La. (May 24, 2018) – Gary Guin has been named director – Distribution Risk and Project Management for Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), a unit of American Electric Power (AEP). Based in Shreveport, Guin is responsible for distribution engineering, project management, reliability and risk.

Previously, Guin served as SWEPCO’s region support manager where he implemented the Incident Command System, a management tool for both large- and small-scale emergencies. In 1986, Guin began his career at SWEPCO as a pumpman at Arsenal Hill Power Plant in Shreveport. During his lengthy career at the company, he has worked in dispatch for transmission and distribution, as a bulk power energy trader and led SWEPCO’s LEAN initiative, which identifies and implements process improvements across the company. 

Guin earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management at Louisiana State University Shreveport. 

About Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO)

SWEPCO, a unit of American Electric Power (AEP: NYSE), serves 532,000 customers in western Arkansas, northwest and central Louisiana, northeast Texas and the Texas Panhandle. SWEPCO’s headquarters are in Shreveport, La. News releases and other information about SWEPCO can be found at www.SWEPCO.com. 

About American Electric Power (AEP)

American Electric Power, based in Columbus, Ohio, is focused on building a smarter energy infrastructure and delivering new technologies and custom energy solutions to our customers. AEP’s more than 17,000 employees operate and maintain the nation’s largest electricity transmission system and more than 224,000 miles of distribution lines to efficientlydeliver safe, reliable power to nearly 5.4 million regulated customers in 11 states. AEP also is one of the nation’s largest electricity producers with approximately 33,000 megawatts of diverse generating capacity, including 4,200 megawatts of renewable energy. AEP’s family of companies includes utilities AEP Ohio, AEP Texas, Appalachian Power (in Virginia and West Virginia), AEP Appalachian Power (in Tennessee), Indiana Michigan Power, Kentucky Power, Public Service Company of Oklahoma, and Southwestern Electric Power Company (in Arkansas, Louisiana and east Texas). AEP also owns AEP Energy, AEP Energy Partners, AEP OnSite Partners and AEP Renewables, which provide innovative competitive energy solutions nationwide.


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