Adam L. Wright

President and CEO, MidAmerican Energy Company

Adam L. Wright, 40, serves as MidAmerican Energy Company’s president and CEO.

MidAmerican Energy Company provides electric and natural gas service to nearly 1.5 million customers in Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska and South Dakota. The company owns and operates a diverse and growing portfolio of power generating assets, as well as an expanding transmission and distribution infrastructure.

Wright began his employment with the Berkshire Hathaway Energy family of businesses in 1996, and in 2003, Wright joined Northern Natural Gas. From 2003 to 2009, Wright served in various management roles within Northern Natural Gas’ operations group and was responsible for the development of the company’s integrity management program for high-consequence areas and the completion of major pipeline expansion projects.

From 2010 to 2011, Wright served as vice president of marketing, managing negotiation and execution of long-term service agreements and general customer satisfaction initiatives.

In 2012, he moved to Des Moines, Iowa, to lead expansion and operations of MidAmerican Energy Company’s wind generation fleet. In 2015, Wright assumed responsibility for gas delivery operations.

Wright earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2002.

Wright serves the Des Moines area community as a member of the John R. Grubb YMCA advisory board, TeamMates Mentoring Program of Iowa board of directors and the Science Center of Iowa board of directors.