Johnson named as Basin Electric’s new Chief Financial Officer

Basin Electric Power Cooperative announced today Chris Johnson will join the cooperative as its senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) effective January 22, 2024.

Todd Brickhouse, Basin Electric’s chief executive officer and general manager, stated, “We look forward to Chris joining Basin Electric. He is an accomplished leader with a skillset that will immediately contribute to our mission, strategy, and objectives.”

Johnson, originally from Georgia, is a graduate of Georgia State University (B.B.A. Accounting) and the University of Georgia (M.B.A.). Prior to accepting this position, he spent 10 years at Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, in Westminster, Colorado, serving as its vice president of finance.

“Having worked for generation and transmission cooperatives for 20 years, I have developed a familiarity with and admiration for Basin Electric. I have been fortunate to know Todd Brickhouse for more than a decade, and I look forward to joining his team at Basin Electric,” said Johnson.