Communications veteran Kelly Young to serve as spokesperson

AES Indiana hires new director of public relations

June 10, 2021

AES Indiana, a subsidiary of The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), announced today Kelly Young will join its team as director of public relations.

In her new role, Young will serve as spokesperson for AES Indiana and drive the development and implementation of strategic communications and outreach. Young will be responsible for increasing the company’s engagement with the media and telling the story of how the company is accelerating the future of energy and providing customers with reliability, affordability, and sustainability.

Young brings nearly three decades of experience in developing and implementing communication strategies for non-profit organizations, corporations and utilities. Prior to coming to AES Indiana, Young worked at three of the largest public relations firms in Indianapolis before starting her own agency, Baise Communications. At Baise she partnered with clients to build brand awareness through creative and innovative strategies and effective media and community relations.

“Kelly is highly respected in the community for her industry expertise and thought leadership,” said AES Indiana Chief Public Relations Officer, Brandi Davis-Handy. “We are confident she will effectively tell the story of how AES Indiana is developing new solutions to help all of our customers reach their sustainability goals.”

Young is a graduate of Ball State University and lives in New Palestine with her husband and two children. She volunteers for several non-profit organizations in Central Indiana.  


About AES Indiana

AES Indiana, an AES Company, provides retail electric service to more than 500,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in Indianapolis, as well as portions of other Central Indiana communities surrounding Marion County. During its long history, AES Indiana has supplied its customers with some of the lowest-cost, most reliable power in the country.  Connect with AES Indiana on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.  For more information about how AES Indiana is accelerating the future of energy, visit