Greg Thomas has over 30 years of experience in the electric and natural gas industry. He began his career as a technical engineer for Kentucky Utilities (KU), and over the years, has held many diverse positions in the electric distribution sector, including customer service engineer, field operations coordinator, division engineer, district manager, division vice president, regional general manager, and Vice President of Distribution Operations and Energy Delivery.
At Louisville Gas and Electric (LG&E), Thomas was responsible for the safe, reliable, and strategic operation of the statewide electric distribution system and related regulatory and compliance functions. His responsibilities included overseeing the installation of service for new customers; enhancing, maintaining and operating the electric network; system restoration and mutual assistance efforts; substation construction and maintenance; and vehicle fleet operation and the federal Department of Transportation compliance.
Thomas has a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Tennessee. Most of his working career has been in the state of Kentucky. His career began in the mountains of southeast Kentucky, then moved to Lexington, and he now resides in Louisville.
Thomas is a graduate of Leadership Kentucky. He lives in Louisville with his wife, LuAnn. He has two sons, Will and Gus.