Indiana Municipal Power Agency president & CEO receives leadership and managerial excellence award


Austin, Texas, June 11, 2019 — Raj Rao, President & CEO at Indiana Municipal Power Agency, received the Mark Crisson Leadership and Managerial Excellence Award at the American Public Power Association’s national conference in Austin, Texas. This Award recognizes managers at a utility, joint action agency, or state or regional association who steer their organizations to new levels of excellence, lead by example, and inspire staff to
do better.

Rao has been the president and CEO of Indiana Municipal Power Agency for 34 years. He has been active with the American Public Power Association since 1982. Under Rao’s leadership, IMPA has extended power supply resources to several new public power communities, energized twenty solar parks in member communities, completed construction of a new conference center, and hosted safety and training programs for members. He demands excellent customer service, high-level expertise, hard work, and creative thinking. Rao expects the best of his employees and raises the bar for performance at every opportunity.


About APPA
The American Public Power Association is the voice of not-for-profit, community-owned utilities that power 2,000 towns and cities nationwide. We represent public power before the federal government to protect the interests of the more than 49 million people that public power utilities serve, and the 93,000 people they employ. Our association advocates and advises on electricity policy, technology, trends, training, and operations. Our members strengthen their communities by providing superior service, engaging citizens, and instilling pride in community-owned power.