Luke Buzard - Peoples Gas

Executive Leadership

Luke Buzard

Vice President Pipeline Safety and Regulatory Affairs

About Luke

Buzard joined TECO in 2010 as manager of Audit Services after seven years in public accounting serving a multitude of industries. During his time at Peoples Gas he has held leadership roles in the areas of safety, compliance, technology and regulatory including the company’s most recent rate case filing. Buzard received both his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and his Master of Accountancy from the University of South Florida. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Internal Auditor.

Areas of interest & expertise:

• Natural gas safety and pipeline safety
• Damage prevention, Sunshine 811, safety policy and code compliance
• Public awareness, including first responders and excavators
• Emergency preparedness and pandemic safety
• Regulatory affairs including natural gas rate structures
• Florida Public Service Commission matters

More on Luke

Buzard serves on the board of the Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County where he is currently the Finance Chair. He previously served as chair of the University of South Florida Accounting Circle and was a member of Class IV of the Leadership Connect Institute.