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Myers named manager of business development at ATC

Niagara native has extensive energy policy experience

 PEWAUKEE, Wis. – Eric Myers has joined American Transmission Co. as manager of business development, working to expand electric transmission opportunities beyond ATC’s primary service territory in Wisconsin and Michigan.

 Myers most recently served as director of energy and environmental policy at Duke Energy in Charlotte, N.C., responsible for federal water and natural resources policies impacting the electric power industry. He also served as a senior analyst in the commercial fuels division of Cinergy, based in Cincinnati, as a member of the company’s leadership development program. Myers began his career in the utility industry at the Edison Electric Institute working in energy and environmental policy, and served as executive director of a coalition of telecommunications and energy companies. During college, he held consecutive summer internships in the Wisconsin legislature and the U.S. Congress.

 Myers earned a Bachelor of Science degree in political science and a Certificate in Environmental Studies from UW-Madison.  He holds an MBA from The George Washington University. He and his wife Sarah, who is a native of Elm Grove, will be relocating from North Carolina with their two children this summer.



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American Transmission Co. is a Wisconsin-based company that owns and operates the electric transmission system in portions of the Upper Midwest. Formed in 2001 as the nation’s first multi-state transmission-only utility, ATC has invested to improve the adequacy and reliability of its infrastructure. ATC now has $5 billion in assets, including more than 9,890 miles of transmission lines and 568 substations. The company is a member of the MISO regional transmission organization, and provides nondiscriminatory service to all customers, supporting effective competition in energy markets without favoring any market participant. For more information, visit our website at

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