President and COO Kentucky Power

Brett Mattison is Kentucky Power’s president and chief operating officer.

Mattison most recently was the director of Customer Services and Marketing for Kentucky Power’s sister company, Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), in Shreveport, Louisiana. In Kentucky, he has responsibility for all aspects of electric service for Kentucky Power’s customers.

As SWEPCO’s director of Customer Services and Marketing from 2004 to 2019, he was responsible for all aspects of customer service and marketing. His oversight included the management of SWEPCO's largest customers, wholesale customers, as well as all aspects of meter reading and meter services, energy efficiency and process improvement. Mattison's organization worked closely with other departments, such as distribution, billing and account operations, solutions centers, regulatory, community affairs, dispatch, and transmission.

Mattison has held a number of positions with SWEPCO, including customer services supervisor; manager, customer relations; middle and mass market manager; marketing manager; and residential marketing consultant. He joined the company in 1990.

A Louisiana native of the Shreveport-Bossier City area, Mattison served as a commissioner for the Bossier Metropolitan Planning Commission. He was a board member and executive board member of the Bossier City Chamber of Commerce, as well as a member of the leadership team at First Baptist Church of Bossier City.

Mattison has served as a president of the United Way of Northwest Louisiana, has twice chaired the United Way campaign, and is a past board member of the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce.

Mattison earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Finance from Louisiana Tech University and a commercial banking degree from the American Institute of Banking. He and his wife, Lori, have four adult children and two grandchildren. They relocated to the Ashland area.