Tony CannonGeneral Manager/CEO

Tony Cannon is the General Manager/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Greenville Utilities Commission. He was appointed to this position in 2012, after serving as Assistant General Manager/Chief Operating Officer since 2006. He has more than 30 years of experience in public utilities, joining Greenville Utilities from Greer Commission of Public Works in South Carolina.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Master’s degree in Organizational Management from Southern Wesleyan University. His experience includes management of electric, water, sewer and natural gas operations.

Tony serves on the Board of Directors for the American Public Power Association (APPA) where he is a member of the Executive Committee, Liaison Committee (to the American Public Gas Association), as well as the Finance and Audit Review Committee. He is a past chair of the Carolinas Public Gas Association.

Tony currently serves on the Executive Committee for the East Carolina University Educational Foundation.  He also serves on the Board of Directors and is a past Chair of the Pitt-Greenville Chamber of Commerce and sits on the Board of Directors and is past chair for the Pitt County Committee of 100. He is involved with numerous other professional and civic organizations.