Robert Grimm has been working for the investor owned Alaska Power & Telephone Co for over 45 years; the last 27 of those years as the Chief Executive Officer. He currently oversees and operates seven hydroelectric projects in Southeast Alaska. Grimm has been expanding the company since he took the position of CEO. Recently, Alaska Power & Telephone Co purchased Gustavus Electric Co, the local utility with a small scale hydroelectric project. Grimm has an affinity for renewable energy generation and works to make sure his costumers receive reliable power.