ORLANDO - Cesar E. Calvet has officially joined the OUC Board. Calvet is the former President of Banco Latino of CNL Bank. Previously, he had a 37-year career at SunTrust Bank rising to Senior Vice President/General Manager. Calvet has a long history of public service in Central Florida.
He is past Chairman of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, past President of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and has served on numerous boards including the Orlando-Orange County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, the Economic Development Commission of Metro Orlando, and the Florida Housing Finance Corporation. Calvet came to the United States in 1961 as a participant of the Pedro Pan program for young Cuban exiles. He graduated from Bishop Moore High School and earned an AA from Valencia College and a BA in Business Administration and Economics from Rollins College.
OUC Board members announced the selection at their January Commission Meeting and their decision was approved by the Orlando City Council on February 8. The OUC Board is comprised of five Commissioners including the Mayor of Orlando.
About OUC - The Reliable One
Established in 1923 by a special act of the Florida Legislature, OUC—The Reliable One is the second largest municipal utility in Florida and 14th largest municipal in the country. OUC provides electric, water, chilled water and/or lighting services to 240,000 customers in Orlando, St. Cloud and parts of unincorporated Orange and Osceola counties. According to data provided by the Florida Public Service Commission, OUC has been more reliable than the state’s investor-owned utilities for 17 years running. OUC is focused not just on reliability and affordability, but weaves sustainability into everything it does. This includes opening the area’s first community solar farm, installing nearly 150 electric vehicle charging stations, implementing a comprehensive corporate recycling program and encouraging its customers to use energy and water as wisely as possible.