Scott Morris is Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Avista Corp. He was elected President in 2006 and named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in 2008. Morris is an experienced utility executive who has served in a variety of leadership positions since joining the company in 1981.
He began his career in the company’s utility marketing division and has served in leadership positions throughout the company, including customer service, construction and as general manager for Avista’s Oregon and California utility business.
Morris is a graduate of Gonzaga University and received his master’s degree from Gonzaga in organizational leadership. He also attended the Stanford Business School Financial Management Program and the Kidder Peabody School of Financial Management.