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Avista Corporation (AVA)

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Avista Corporation

1411 East Mission Avenue
Spokane, WA 99202-2600
United States

Full Time Employees1,920

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Dennis P. VermillionCEO, Pres & Director1.08MN/A1962
Mr. Mark T. ThiesExec. VP, CFO & Treasurer877.58kN/A1964
Mr. Jason R. ThackstonSr. VP of Energy Resources & Environmental Compliance Officer656.38kN/A1970
Mr. Ryan L. KrasseltVP, Controller & Principal Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1970
Mr. James M. KensokVP, Chief Information Officer & Chief Security OfficerN/AN/A1959
John WilcoxInvestor Relations Mang.N/AN/AN/A
Mr. Gregory Curtis HeslerVP, Gen. Counsel & Chief Compliance OfficerN/AN/A1978
Mr. Bryan Alden CoxVP of Safety & HRN/AN/A1970
Mr. David J. MeyerVP and Chief Counsel for Regulatory & Gov. AffairsN/AN/A1954
Mr. Grant ForsythChief EconomistN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2019 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Avista Corporation operates as an electric and natural gas utility company. It operates through two segments, Avista Utilities and AEL&P. The Avista Utilities segment provides electric distribution and transmission, and natural gas distribution services in parts of eastern Washington and northern Idaho; and natural gas distribution services in parts of northeastern and southwestern Oregon, as well as generates electricity in Washington, Idaho, Oregon, and Montana. This segment also engages in the wholesale purchase and sale of electricity and natural gas. The AEL&P segment offers electric services to approximately 17,000 customers in the city and borough of Juneau, Alaska. The company generates electricity through hydro, thermal, and wind facilities. As of February 8, 2019, it provided electric service to approximately 393,000 customers and natural gas to approximately 361,000 customers. In addition, the company engages in venture fund investments, real estate investments, and other investments. Avista Corporation was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Spokane, Washington.

Corporate Governance

Avista Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of December 1, 2020 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 2; Compensation: 3.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.