Mr. Getts is General Manager of SouthWestern Power Group. He joined the company in 2001 and is responsible for the overall business and project development efforts of the company.
He has over 20 years experience in the development and financing of infrastructure projects in Europe and the US, with an emphasis on the power generation industry. He has financed over 20 projects in the power generation, transportation and metals industries. He has arranged over $4.0 billion of project finance debt and over $750 million of private equity finance related to infrastructure projects.
His previous positions include CFO of SouthWestern Power Group, President of Siemens Financial Services, Inc., Vice President Corporate Finance for Siemens Corporation; Principal for Babcock & Brown; Vice President & Unit Manager for The Bank of California; Associate for Security Pacific Merchant Bank; Internal Auditor, Finance Manager and Project Manager for Kinetics Technology International. Outside the US, he has lived in the UK, Saudi Arabia and The Netherlands.
Mr. Getts received a B.A. in Management Engineering from Claremont Men’s College, a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and an M.S. in Engineering-Economic Systems from Stanford University.