For the last eight years Brendan has been employed as the Senior Director of Corporate Safety and Labor Relations for NextEra Energy, based in Juno Beach, Florida. In this role Brendan is responsible for the development and deployment of safety programs and initiatives that promotes an injury free culture across the company and also serves as Co-Chair of the Corporate Joint Safety Committee for Florida Power and Light.
Brendan also has responsibility for labor relations across the company including negotiation and administration of labor contracts in Florida, Iowa, Wisconsin, New Hampshire, Maine, and Long Island covering almost 4,000 employees.
Prior to joining NextEra Brendan spent almost 18 years at Ford in various Human Resources roles including assignments in Ireland, the UK, Detroit and Nashville. In his last assignment as HR Manager for Nashville Glass Plant, Brendan partnered with his UAW union colleagues to win the prestigious Tennessee Labor Management Award.