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Teresa Broyles-Aplin Selected As New President And CEO Of Nashville Electric Service

Teresa Broyles-Aplin has been selected to serve as the new President and CEO of Nashville Electric Service (NES), the Tennessee-based public power utility reported on April 7.  

Broyles-Aplin will succeed current President and CEO Decosta Jenkins, who previously announced plans to retire.

The decision comes after the NES Power Board made its final deliberations during a meeting on April 6, making Broyles-Aplin the first female President and CEO of the major utility provider.

Teresa Broyles-Aplin (Photo courtesy of NES)

The NES Power Board has been working with the executive search firm, Korn Ferry, for the last 11 months to process 75 applications and interview multiple candidates from across the U.S.  

Broyles-Aplin currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at NES, a role that she has occupied for nearly 16 years. She also serves as the Secretary/Treasurer for the Electric Power Board. As a CFO with 10 years of public accounting experience, she oversees an annual operating budget in excess of $1.2 billion and a capital budget of $170 million annually.  

Before her time at NES, Broyles-Aplin worked as an Internal Audit Director for both Brookdale Senior Living and LifePoint Health. She also worked as a manager for Deloitte for seven years.

Teresa Broyles-Aplin has officially accepted the new CEO position and will begin her term as CEO on June 1, 2022.  

NES is the 11th largest public electric utility in the nation, distributing energy to more than 400,000 customers in Middle Tennessee.