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Francisco Arbide

Exec Director of Commercial Sales & Operations

Franc is currently responsible for NextEra Infrastructure Solutions which provides street lighting, metering, energy services and fiber solutions to municipalities, public utilities and home builders; as well as regulated street lighting and back up generation offerings proffered by FPL.  Previously Franc was responsible for working with municipal governments to assist in converting their streetlights to LED.  In that role Franc reached agreements with over 100 municipalities throughout the state of Florida which led to the conversion of more than 200,000 streetlights.

Prior to joining FPLES in 2016, Franc spent 14-years at WhiteFence, an internet marketing business generating leads for utilities and home-based services, holding multiple roles including in-house counsel, VP of Sales, VP of Operations, Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Executive Officer. Franc negotiated agreements with large home utilities and real estate investment trusts, including AT&T, Verizon, Comcast, Reliant Energy, AIMCO, Equity Residential, Trammel Crow and Camden Property Trust.

Franc holds a J.D. from Duke University School of Law and a BBA in Finance from the University of Miami.

Francisco Arbide
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