David L. GriffingVice President, Governmental Affairs
Dave is responsible for the management of all FES government relations activities at the state and federal levels.
He began his career with the company in 2001 as a National Account executive with FirstEnergy Solutions. He was named manager, Corporate Project Management Organization for FirstEnergy in 2004 and manager, FES Finance Planning & Analysis in 2005. In 2007, Dave served as manager, Commodity Operations Operational Analysis and later that year was promoted to director, Strategic Performance. In 2008 he was named director of Supply Chain Strategy and Planning, and in 2010, joined the Rates & Regulatory Affairs group as the director of Rates Strategy. In 2012, he rejoined FES as the director of Performance and Contract Management and was named the Director of Marketing in 2013. In 2015, he was named Executive Director of Structure, Pricing & Market Intelligence. He assumed his current position in 2018. Prior to FirstEnergy, Dave held numerous positions at Owens Corning.
Dave earned Bachelor of Science degrees in Business Administration in Materials Management and Operations Management from Bowling Green State University.