General Manager David W. Trego

David W. TregoDavid W. Trego has served as CEO/General Manager of the Fayetteville Public Works Commission since July 2015 and is responsible for all divisions and departments at PWC.  He was named PWC’s eighth manager in its 110-year history on July 8, 2015.

He joined the PWC as the Chief Operations Officer for the Electric Division in January 2010.   In January 2012, Trego took an interim assignment starting up the newly created Customer Programs Division as its Senior Officer before returning to his Electric Division Duties in February 2013.

Trego brings over 30 years of utility industry experience to PWC including an extensive career at UGI Utilities in Reading, Pennsylvania from 1987-2009. While at UGI, he served as President and CEO from 2004-2009 overseeing the operations of the 625,000 customer natural gas and electric utility. During his career at UGI, he also served as Vice President of Electric Distribution, Area Gas Operations Manager as well as overseeing Marketing, Rates and Customer Relations for the Gas Division. Prior to his work at UGI Utilities, Trego worked for General Electric Company’s Power Generation Group in Chicago from 1980-1987.

A native of Scranton, Pennsylvania, Trego is a graduate of Penn State University. He earned both his MBA and undergraduate degrees in Architecture and Civil Engineering from PSU; where he was also recognized by receiving the University’s Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award in 2007.

He has been active in economic development and served on the Board of Directors of several professional, civic, and community organizations.  His involvement includes currently serving on the SERC Reliability Corporations Board of Directors and the Board’s Executive Committee.  SERC, which has delegated authority through the Federal Government, is responsible for promoting and improving the reliability, adequacy, and critical infrastructure of the bulk power supply systems in all or portions of 16 central and southeastern states.  He also is currently serving on the Fayetteville Regional Chambers Board of Directors, the Board’s Executive Committee and the Military Affairs Council.