Christopher A. Leitner

CEO at Tenaska

Christopher A. Leitner is the CEO at Tenaska. Christopher has over 20 years of experience in the energy industry. Prior to joining Tenaska, they were the Director of Asset Investments at Aquila from January 1999 to August 2003. Christopher also worked at Koch Industries from January 1997 to January 1999 as an Associate in Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions.

Christopher A. Leitner attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where they earned their Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus in Finance. Christopher then went on to earn their Master of Business Administration from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

They are on a team with Drew J. Fossum - SVP & General Counsel, Ronald N. Quinn - VP & Secretary, and Jay R. Hoellen - VP, Credit Risk. Some individuals on their team include Jay M. Frisbie - SVP, Bradley K. Heisey - SVP, and Rishi Bhakar - VP. Christopher A. Leitner reports to Jerry K. Crouse, CEO.


  • CEO

    Current role

  • President, Strategic Development & Acquisitions

  • Incoming CEO