Vice President - Regulatory and Finance
Marc Reitter is vice president – Regulatory and Finance for AEP Ohio.
In this position, Reitter will be responsible for providing organizational leadership on AEP Ohio's financial and regulatory strategic plans, including financial investments. He provides technical direction on regulatory policy, state filing requirements, retail electric tariffs and represents AEP Ohio on all matters before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.
Reitter joined AEP in January 2002 as part of the AEP Texas Retail group. Since 2014, he has served as a managing director in AEP's Corporate Finance organization, responsible for debt and equity capital markets, rating agency activities and developing strong bank relationships.
He previously was a manager in Corporate Finance and held positions in AEP's Strategic Initiatives group, supporting corporate strategy and merger and acquisitions, and in the Utility Group Business Services, assisting in business development opportunities and the Spend Smart Use Smart initiative.
Reitter has testified as an expert witness on capital structure and cost of capital before various state regulatory commissions. He earned a bachelor's degree in finance from Arizona State University and a master's degree in business administration from the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University.
In addition, Reitter serves as a member of the Investment Sub-Committee responsible for implementation and operation of investment policy and financial strategies for AEP's employee benefit programs.
He serves on the Board Finance Committee for the Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio (DSACO). He also serves as a board member for Goodwill Columbus and is on the Executive Committee and Finance Committee.