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Leadership Team

Clayton W. Lindstrom, P.E., Director of Utilities

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Clay Lindstrom comes to FPUA with over 30 years of engineering and senior management experience in the investor owned utility business. He performed his bachelor and graduates engineering studies at the Iowa State University, College of Engineering and his masters of business administration studies at the University of Michigan, Stephen Ross School of Business.

Lindstrom is a licensed professional electrical engineer in the states of Iowa and Florida.

Clay has been active in leadership classes, chambers of commerce, civic organizations, and economic development in each city he has worked. He and his wife live in Fort Pierce.

Nina B. Penick, CPA, Director of Financial Services

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Nina B. Penick was appointed to this position in February 2008. She graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, cum laude. She has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1985. She has served as FPUA’s employee representative to the Fort Pierce Retirement and Benefit System from 2001 to 2008. Prior to her joining FPUA in 1995, Ms. Hurtubise worked for the public accounting firm of McAlpin, Curtis and Associates for five years, and was the Accounting Supervisor for New Horizons of the Treasure Coast for six years. In the 1980’s, she served as an external auditor for the City of Fort Pierce. Prior to her appointment as Director of Finance, she had served FPUA as Budget Officer, Utility Accountant, Billing Manager and Controller.

Bowdoin Hutchinson, P.E., Director of Water/Wastewater Systems

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Bo Hutchinson is a life-long resident of Fort Pierce. He graduated from Westwood High School and then served in the United States Coast Guard. After service, he returned to Fort Pierce and attended Indian River Community College (now State College) and continued to the University of Central Florida where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Bo is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Florida and has served FPUA since 2003.

Paul A. Jakubczak, P.E., Director of Electric and Gas Systems

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Paul Jakubczak was born in Chicago and raised in Schaumburg, Illinois. In September of 2014 he was appointed as the Director of Electric & Gas Systems at FPUA. Paul holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology and an MBA from Ashford University, and is a licensed Professional Engineer. Paul has more than 20 years of experience working in Public Power and has been employed by the City of Gastonia, NC, City of Rock Falls, IL, and Crawfordsville Electric Light & Power, IN.

Evelyn I. Walker, Director of Shared Services

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Evelyn I. Walker has been with FPUA since October, 2001. Prior to being promoted to the Information Technology Services Manager in January, 2006, Ms. Walker was the Network Manager in the Information Technology Services department, and has now been promoted to Director of Shared Services. She graduated from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, cum laude, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration specializing in Management Information Systems. Ms. Walker has more than 20 years experience in various administrative, supervisory, management and information technology capacities related to shared services. She has over fourteen years working in the public sector which encompass her years with FPUA, Ritenour School District in Missouri and Edwardsville School District in Illinois. Ms. Walker has also worked several years for government contracting firms two of which were SAIC in McClean, Virigina and ISSC in St. Louis, Missouri. She is a graduate of Leadership St. Lucie, Class XXIV.