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Jerry Crouse


Jerry Crouse is Chairman of the Board of Tenaska and is a member of the Executive Leadership Board.

Before assuming his current role in 2023, Mr. Crouse served as President and CEO of the company since 2010. Prior to his role as CEO, Crouse served as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Controller. His leadership has been pivotal to the growth and success of Tenaska.

Mr. Crouse has extensive financial management and accounting experience, primarily in the energy and services industries. Under his leadership, Tenaska has grown to more than 800 employees across the United States and Canada; Tenaska Marketing Ventures became the No. 1 U.S. physical gas marketer in North America (S&P Platts Gas Daily, FERC form 552); and power marketer Tenaska Power Services grew to become a premier energy manager with 1,500 megawatts (MW) of energy storage under management.

Before joining Tenaska in 1991, Mr. Crouse was a Certified Public Accountant in the Audit Division of Arthur Andersen, LLP serving a variety of clients with their accounting and planning needs.

Mr. Crouse has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of South Dakota.