John brings more than 30 years experience in power system analysis, planning and forecasting to the Energy Exemplar team. John began his career as a transmission planner at FPL and ultimately served as the chair for the statewide Transmission Planning Task Force for the Florida Electric Coordinating Group (now the FRCC). John then transitioned to FPL's generation production costing function, where he became the supervisor accountable for evaluating system enhancement benefits, calculating fuel cost recovery for ratepayers, and developing a cost-effective DSM portfolio for the company. John then joined the nascent FPL Energy (now NextEra Energy) as the Manager of Fundamental Analysis, helping to grow it into a national leader. His responsibilities included forecasting North American electric prices, providing analytical support for contract negotiations and proffering asset valuations towards investment consideration. After leaving FPL Energy John worked as an independent consultant with engagements for IPP's and capital venture groups. He provided these clients with service for software, analytics and advice to assist in decision making for transmission planning, DSM portfolio decisions, and/or generation asset investments.
Education: John received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and his MBA from the University of Florida.