OGE Energy Corp. announced that it has named two-term Oklahoma State Treasuruer Ken Miller as its vice president of regulatory and state government affairs effective January 2.
“I’m pleased to appoint Ken to this important role in our company,” said OGE Energy Chairman, President and CEO Sean Trauschke. “He is an established and respected state leader who has enjoyed an exemplary public service career representing the people of Oklahoma. His breadth and depth of experience in state policy as well as economics, finance and business administration will complement our leadership team. We look forward to Ken joining our team in 2019.”
Prior to his public service, Miller worked in banking at First American National Bank before joining MediFax-EDI, where he served as financial operations manager. He also taught graduate and undergraduate economic and finance classes as a tenured professor at Oklahoma Christian University. In 2004, he was elected to the Oklahoma House of Representatives where he served six years representing parts of Edmond, OK. In 2010, he was elected to the office of state treasurer where he serves as the state’s top elected financial officer.
“I’m honored to join the great team at OGE,” Miller said. “The company enjoys a rich history in Oklahoma and Arkansas building stronger and better communities through economic and community development initiatives as well as providing some of the most affordable energy anywhere in the country. I have always admired OGE for its commitment to growing and serving the communities in its service area. I’m humbled to be a part of such a fine company and look forward to contributing to the company’s continued success.”
Miller received a Bachelor of Science degree from Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN, majoring in economics and finance. He holds his Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University and earned a Ph.D. through the Department of Economics at the University of Oklahoma.