retired as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of
– Jacksonville, Florida’s
municipally owned electric, water and wastewater utility.
JEA is the eighth largest municipal utility
in the nation.
Mr. McElroy previously
served on the boards of Florida Electric Power Coordinating Group, Inc. (FCG),
as Chair, The Energy Authority, Inc. (TEA), Florida Reliability Coordinating
Council, Inc. (FRCC), Northeast Florida Safety Council, Inc., and the Jacksonville
Chamber of Commerce. Mr. McElroy served
as a member of the American Public Power Association (APPA) Board’s Executive
Committee, holding the position of Treasurer, as well as Chair of the Finance
and Audit Committee and Chair of the Retirement Committee. He also served as Chair of the Tax and
Finance Committee at the Large Public Power Council (LPPC).
joining JEA, Mr. McElroy served as a Vice President and General Manager for
Bombardier Capital Corporationin
Jacksonville, Florida and Colchester, Vermont.
Prior to that, he served as Vice President, Internal Finance Division of
Pitney Bowes Credit Corporation in Norwalk, Connecticut.
McElroy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from St. Joseph’s
College in Rensselaer, Indiana, and is a graduate of the Advanced Management
Program at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He pursued graduate-level studies at the
University of Bridgeport, as well as the University of New Haven in Connecticut.
McElroy was appointed to the UNF Board of Trustees by the Board of Governors on
January 21, 2016, for a term ending January 6, 2021.