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Doyle N. Beneby, President and CEO


Doyle N. Beneby is President and Chief Executive Officer of CPS Energy, the largest municipal electric and gas utility in the nation.

A veteran of the energy industry with more than 25 years of experience, Beneby has expertise in many facets of the electric & gas utility industry including strategic planning, generation and delivery operations and asset acquisition.

Since joining CPS Energy in August of 2010, Beneby has led the transition to a lower carbon intense generation fleet, utilizing clean coal, natural gas and nuclear combined with targeted renewables such as wind and solar. He has also brokered partnerships with multiple clean technology companies, bringing thousands of jobs to the Greater San Antonio area, increasing research and development and enhancing educational investments.   

Beneby is a graduate of Montana Technical College, earning a Bachelor’s degree in engineering and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Miami. In 2008, he completed the Advanced Executive Leadership Program at Exelon Academy/Northwestern University and in 2003 he completed the Advanced Management Program at Exelon Training Center.

Beneby serves on the Board of Directors for multiple corporate and industry organizations including Capital Power Corporation, Keystone Energy, the American Gas Association, Texas Public Power Association (TPPA), American Public Power Association (APPA). He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, San Antonio Economic Development Foundation, San Antonio Medical Foundation, Association of Edison Illuminating Companies (AEIC), University of the Incarnate Word (UIW), Lincoln University, American Heart Association, and United Way of San Antonio.

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