Marcus Jackson, Senior Consultant
As a Senior Consultant at Accion Group, Marcus Jackson is an experienced Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, President, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Financial Officer with electric and gas public utilities. As a consultant, Mr. Jackson has provided clients with practical insights into corporate governance, utility finance, administration, operations, and regulatory affairs. Mr. Jackson is a past President and CEO of SEMCO Energy, Inc., a natural gas distributor that supplies nearly 300,000 Michigan customers and 150,000 customers in Anchorage, Alaska.
Prior to SEMCO, Mr. Jackson was the Chief Operating Officer for Kansas City Power and Light, a three billion dollar electric utility serving almost one half-million customers in Kansas and Missouri. Mr. Jackson also served as the Chief Financial Officer of Kansas City Power and Light (KCP&L) and the President of KCP&L Power, the unregulated subsidiary of Kansas City Power and Light. Earlier in his career, Mr. Jackson was a Project Engineer for Gibbs and Hill Engineering, Inc., with international power plant construction and start-up assignments in Saudi Arabia. Mr. Jackson holds an MBA from Rockhurst University and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Southern Illinois University. Mr. Jackson also completed course work in Nuclear Engineering at the University of Missouri.