OUC Names Gregory Lee New Commission President

Oct 28, 2016

Gregory LeeORLANDO – After three years of service on OUC – The Reliable One’s board, Orlando attorney Gregory Lee has been selected to be the President of OUC’s governing body. “I am thrilled to step into a position at a company that is already doing so many things right. It will be my goal to further OUC’s sustainability and economic development efforts. I believe by working closely with our business community, we can further strengthen an already outstanding organization that has a wealth of talented employees,” Lee said.  As an attorney at Baker & Hostetler, Lee specializes in land use, real estate development, and government relations and has more than two decades of experience. A large portion of Lee’s practice involves agreement structures related to sports facilities. Lee heads up the Baker & Hostetler national Sports and Entertainment Industry Practice Team.

He has served as Chair of the City of Orlando Community Venues Oversight Committee, Chair of the City of Orlando Municipal Planning Board, Chair of the Central Florida Sports Commission and Chair of Habitat for Humanity Orlando.  Lee is also a member of several professional organizations, including the Sports Lawyers Association, Orange County Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association and American Bar Association.  Lee is married to Lara, who serves as Chief Marketing Officer of Seaside National Bank & Trust, and they have two boys, Parker and Grayson. He is a graduate of the University Florida and earned his Master of Business Administration and Doctor of Law (JD) degrees from Stetson University. 

Four appointed members and the City of Orlando Mayor comprise the OUC Board. Commissioners, including the Board President, serve without pay.

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.