R. Alexander Glenn State President – Florida
Alex Glenn is president of Duke Energy’s utility operations in Florida, serving approximately #1.7 million electric retail customers in central Florida, including metropolitan St. Petersburg, Clearwater and the Greater Orlando area. He is responsible for advancing the company’s rate and regulatory initiatives and managing state and local regulatory and governmental relations, economic development and community affairs.
Glenn has been with Duke Energy (and predecessor companies Progress Energy and Florida Power Corp.) since 1996 in positions of increasing responsibility. In his previous role as general counsel for the Florida utility operations, which he assumed in 2008, Glenn oversaw all regulatory matters affecting the Florida utility. In addition, he served as a key adviser to the Florida state president, as well as other company executive management and the board of directors. He assumed his current position in December 2012.
Before joining Florida Power Corp., Glenn practiced energy law at the international law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP in Washington, D.C.
Glenn earned a bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, and law degree, with honors, from the University of Connecticut. He is a member of the Connecticut, Washington, D.C., and Florida bars.
He serves on the boards of the Florida Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise Florida, St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and the Pinellas Education Foundation. He is also a resident member of the Florida Council of 100. He has served on the board of the Boys and Girls Club of the Suncoast, and is a 2011 graduate of the Leadership Florida Class XXIX and the Leadership St. Petersburg class of 2004.
Glenn and his wife, Robin, have three sons and live in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Duke Energy, one of the largest electric power companies in the United States, supplies and delivers electricity to approximately 7 million customers in the Southeast and Midwest. The company also distributes natural gas in Ohio and Kentucky. Its commercial and international businesses operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a growing renewable energy portfolio. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Duke Energy is a Fortune 125 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DUK.