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Passionate About Inspiring Others

I exist to create, cultivate, and connect inspired ideas and people. Converging them into impactful realities. 

PJ is an innovator and leader in the energy and renewables space. His work is guided by the aphorism “Create, don’t Compete.” He has established a foundation of servant leadership and innovation that influences all aspects of his life. Whether engaging individually or with entire organizations, PJ aims to challenge the status quo to find the paths that lead to peak performance.

 

PJ currently serves as VP and GM of Retail Gas at NextEra Energy Services. He is responsible for leading their retail natural gas business. Prior to NextEra PJ was the Director of LCI Business Development at Gas South, where he was integral to the company’s acquisition of Infinite Energy in 2021. During his tenure he led his team to record-breaking sales growth. He was responsible for originating, negotiating, and closing multiple acquisitions from Chesapeake Utility and bp Energy and he created Gas South’s renewable Clean Choice program. As part of the Clean Choice program and in partnership with Anew, he spearheaded the launch of a first to market product FlexRNG. This new innovative product combines RNG and Carbon Offsets to address scope one emissions for natural gas customers.

PJ uses more than 13 years of energy experience to advocate for the industry. He helped lead the Coalition for Fuel Choice, a bill to secure the right to energy choice for all of Georgia, which was signed into law by Governor Brian Kemp in 2021. In addition, he speaks at numerous industry events such as the LDC Forum and business associations on energy, leadership, and business development.

 

PJ is the incoming Chair of the Natural Gas Association of Georgia and has served on numerous industry and charity boards. He earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and an MBA from the Georgia State University Robinson College of Business. PJ was named a 40 Under 40 top executives by the Atlanta Business Chronicle in 2021. PJ is an Atlanta native and resides in Peachtree City, Georgia, with his wife, Meredith, and son, Landon

Degrees 
Positions
  • University of Georgia - BBA - Marketing.

  • Georgia State University - MBA - International Business

  • UGA - Terry College of Business - Guest Lecturer 

  • NextEra Energy Services - VP and GM of Retail Gas 

  • Gas South - Natural Gas Marketer - Director of LC&I Business Development 

  • 3Ci - Talent & Training Firm - Director of Business Development.

  • Gas South - Natural Gas Marketer - Sr Commercial Account Executive.