Senior Management

Bob Kahn – General Manager

Bob Kahn joined the Texas Municipal Power Agency in December 2012. Mr. Kahn was formerly the President and Chief Executive Officer at the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) from July 2007 to November 2009. As CEO, Kahn was responsible for managing the flow of electric power to approximately 21 million Texans and the reliability of the electric transmission grid for 85% of the state. Kahn was an ERCOT board member from 2002 to 2006 and was also the deputy general manager at Austin Energy.

Jan Horbaczewski Ph.D.

Regulatory and Compliance Manager

Dr. Horbaczewski is the Regulatory and Compliance Manager for the Texas Municipal Power Agency (TMPA). He has overall responsibility for the reclamation of TMPA’s former lignite mine (closed in 1996) and also manages the Agency’s environmental
permitting and compliance program.
Dr. Horbaczewski is a licensed Professional Geologist and a Certified Professional. Soil Scientist.

Lyndi Birkhead

CFO, Director of Finance and Support Services

Lyndi Birkhead joined Texas Municipal Power Agency (TMPA) in June 2010.  She has been TMPA’s Director of Finance & Support Services/CFO since February 2017.  She has overall responsibility for accounting/finance, IT, and document retention.  She has also worked in senior-level accounting roles at StataCorp LLC and Schlumberger and as an auditor at Grant Thornton LLP.

Mrs. Birkhead is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas.  She received both her Master of Science in Marketing and Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Texas A&M University in May 2007.