© 2017 by Performance Leader Advisors

ABOUT US

We are industry professionals with 25+ years proven experience in driving operating performance improvements!  Our extensive contributions have involved Power Generation Business Services including Benchmarking / Financial / Regulatory / Strategic Planning / Quality Improvement.

Frank Suriano III
Founder and CEO

FRANK'S PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY INVOLVES ENGINEERING, QUALITY IMPROVEMENT, AND BUSINESS SERVICES

Background and Education:

  • Bachelors Degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology

  • MBA from University of South Florida (including Quality Management and Int’l Business Certifications). 

  • Various other certifications from Vanderbilt and University of Miami, along with Six Sigma Black Belt training.

Professional Career at two industry-leading, environmentally-conscious companies:  Weston Solutions and NextEra Energy

Weston Solutions - formerly Roy F. Weston Environmental Consulting Engineers:

  • Pollution Control Projects: wastewater characterization & treatment, haz-waste management, sewer infiltration / inflow, flood mapping & prevention, landfill groundwater contamination.

  • Clients: U.S. EPA, U.S. Dept. Housing & Urban Develop., Cities of NYC & Philadelphia, Bi-county planning regions, and Companies: General Foods, IBM, U.S. Steel, Amtrak, & Avco Lycoming.

  • Assignment Locations: NY, NJ, CT, PA, RI, GA, LA, UT and Puerto Rico.

 

FPL (Florida Power & Light Company) - a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc.:

  • Power Plant Engineering Technical Licensing (including assignments at both Fossil & Nuclear sites).

  • FPL’s Quality Improvement Program as: QI Trainer, Bright Ideas Coordinator, Dept. Lead Facilitator, and Team Member contributing to FPL Deming Award from Japan.

  • Business Planning including Strategic Team Facilitation and Competitive Intelligence

  • Regulated Industry Performance Benchmarking for target-setting improvements driving Best-in-Class performance…Benchmarking later expanded to unregulated Fossil, Solar, & Wind generating assets 

  • Management advisement & support, and Staff coaching.

  • Financial EDM (Economic Decision Modeling) and NPV (Net Present Value) Analysis advisement – 500 Six Sigma and Budget evaluation projects totaling over $300 million in cost avoidance.

  • MOPR (Monthly Operating Performance Reporting) management and streamlining.

  • Regulatory Analysis for three FPSC (Florida Public Service Commission) Rate Cases – including Testimony Preparation, Discovery Response, & Witness Development.

 

Other Accomplishments:

  • President of original FPL Juno Beach Toastmasters Club.

  • Juno Isles Civic Association Board Member - Community Improvements.

  • Adjunct Professor of Benchmarking with the National Graduate School.

  • United Way Representative for FPL Power Generation Business Services Group.

  • Safe Worker Always - Injury Free Career