J. Kevin Akers | Atmos Energy

J. Kevin Akers

Senior Vice President, Safety and Enterprise Services

Prior to assuming his current role on January 1, 2017, Kevin Akers served as president of the Kentucky/Mid-States Division beginning May 2007. Akers served as president of the Mississippi Division from 2002 to 2007. Previously, he had led the Mississippi Valley Gas transition team for Atmos Energy while serving as vice president of Northern Region Operations for Atmos Energy's Louisiana Division. From 1997 to 2001, he served as vice president of Eastern Region Operations for Atmos Energy's Kentucky Division.


Akers joined Atmos Energy in 1991 as an engineer and worked as a large-volume sales engineer and as an assistant district manager in Kentucky. From 1989 to 1991, he served as senior gas engineer for the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission. A native of Owensboro, Kentucky, Akers holds a Bachelor of Science degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Alabama.