AVA - Avista Corporation

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Avista Corporation

1411 East Mission Avenue
Spokane, WA 99202
United States

Full Time Employees2,026

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Scott L. MorrisExec. Chairman1.71MN/A1958
Mr. Dennis P. VermillionCEO, Pres & Director730.01kN/A1962
Mr. Mark T. ThiesExec. VP, CFO & Treasurer709.74kN/A1964
Ms. Marian M. DurkinSr. VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corp. Sec.605.98kN/A1954
Ms. Karen S. FeltesSr. VP & Chief HR Officer590.14kN/A1956
Amounts are as of December 31, 2018 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 388,000 customers and natural gas to 355,000 customers. In addition, the company engages in sheet metal fabrication, 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 October 4, 2019 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 2; Compensation: 5.

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.