A professional engineer, Szelistowski has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA from the University of Tampa. He has more than 35 years of utility experience at Tampa Electric and Peoples Gas, working in a number of engineering and leadership positions, including vice president of Gas Delivery, director of Transmission and Distribution Operations, and managing director of Regulatory Affairs.
Areas of interest & expertise:
• Leadership • Natural gas operations • Economic development • Community commitment • Regulatory framework, Florida Public Service Commission
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Szelistowski is active in professional societies and serves on several boards, including Florida Chamber of Commerce, American Gas Association, Southern Gas Association and the Tampa Bay Partnership. He is a member of the Institute of Electric and Electronic Engineers and the Power and Energy Society, the local committee of the Coastal Conservation Association of Florida and recently joined CEOs Against Cancer. He is a member of Leadership Tampa Class of 2003 and Leadership Florida Class XXXI.
Peoples Gas is Florida’s largest natural gas distribution utility and a subsidiary of Emera Inc., a geographically diverse energy and services company focused on producing and delivering cleaner, affordable, and reliable energy.
Peoples Gas has ranked highest in Customer Satisfaction for Residential Natural Gas Service in the South among Midsize Utilities eight years in a row, and for Business Natural Gas Service in the South two years in a row.