Upon Andy’s graduation in December of 1999 from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of
Science in Electrical Engineering, Andy joined FPL as a Protection and Control Engineer in the
Dade Area. Over his 22+ year career, Andy has held various positions of increased
responsibility such as Protection and Control Engineer for the Dade and Broward Areas,
Reliability Leader for the Broward Area, Transmission Scheduler/System Operator, System
Operations Manager-Load Dispatch, System Operations Manager-Nextera Energy Resources,
Senior Manager-System Operations,Transmission & Substation Area Manager for Miami-Dade
County and Director of the Distribution Control Center & Smart Grid Operations.
Andy maintains a NERC Reliability Operator certification and is a Six-Sigma Green Belt. He
has served as the vice-chair of the NERC Project 2014-03 and 2009-02 Standard Drafting
Teams. He also previously represented FPL on the FRCC Operating Reliability Subcommittee,
Florida – Southern Coordinating Group and various other FRCC Task Forces. Andy has also
been the subject matter expert for multiple TOP/BA audits and control center certifications.