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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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Formed in 2001 as the nation’s first multi-state transmission-only utility, American Transmission Co. is a Wisconsin-based company that owns and operates more than 10,000 miles of electric transmission lines and approximately 580 substations in portions of Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota and Illinois. Our transmission network enables the movement of electricity produced from all forms of generation resources to areas where it is needed. Visit our website at

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