Jason Painter

Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer

Mr. Painter leads the portfolio strategy and analysis functions at ACES. Mr. Painter and his team are responsible for long-term resource planning, portfolio strategy (including hedging and capacity market analysis and recommendations), portfolio modeling, portfolio analytics and performance, transmission analysis, and capacity markets. Mr. Painter also leads the power trading and scheduling services that are performed from ACES’ West Regional Trading Center.

Mr. Painter joined ACES in December 2000, and has gained broad experience in power supply operations, integrated resource planning, RFPs, power and fuel hedging strategies, financial and physical transmission constructs, risk management, capacity markets, and regulatory impacts. Prior to his current role, he was Vice President of Portfolio Management and Strategy at ACES.

Mr. Painter has been in the energy industry for more than 20 years and has worked in various functional areas at ACES, including energy trading, asset management, and congestion analysis and management. Prior to joining the Portfolio Strategy team in 2011, he directed ACES’ Transmission Services team that focuses on LMP markets, transmission congestion, and financial transmission rights. Jason began his career at ACES as a real-time power trader for the Midwest, Southwest, and Eastern markets and then was a term trader for the ERCOT and SPP markets. Prior to joining ACES, Jason worked as a Credit Analyst for a regional commercial bank.

Mr. Painter holds a Bachelor of Science in Business with a Finance Concentration from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN, and a Master of Business Administration from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN. He is also Series 3 certified by the National Futures Association.

“Short- and long-term strategy are vital to any business’ success. ACES works side-by-side with its Members and Customer to develop strategies to ensure their portfolios are well-positioned for the future” 

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