J. Kevin Akers | Atmos Energy

J. Kevin Akers

Executive Vice President

Prior to assuming his current role in November 2018, Kevin Akers served as Senior Vice President, Safety and Enterprise Services, from January 2017 through October 2018. Previously he served as president of the Kentucky/Mid-States Division from May 2007 through October 2016. Akers also served as president of the Mississippi Division from 2002 to 2007. Previously, he had led the Mississippi Valley Gas transition team for Atmos Energy while serving as vice president of Northern Region Operations for Atmos Energy's Louisiana Division. From 1997 to 2001, he served as vice president of Eastern Region Operations for Atmos Energy's Kentucky Division.

Akers joined Atmos Energy in 1991 as an engineer and worked as a large-volume sales engineer and as an assistant district manager in Kentucky. From 1989 to 1991, he served as senior gas engineer for the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission. A native of Owensboro, Kentucky, Akers holds a Bachelor of Science degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Alabama.