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Larry Weis

Austin Energy
General Manager

Weis has been the General Manager of Austin Energy since September 2010. He has over 30 years of experience in the electric and water utility business, including 25 years as a General Manager and CEO. He is considered an expert in strategic planning within the utility industry and has provided substantial innovation and growth to those he has led.

Weis came to Austin Energy after spending 10 years as general manager at California’s Turlock Irrigation District (TID). Prior to that, Weis worked 20 years for Snohomish PUD and Pend Oreille PUD in his native Washington State.


Weis currently serves as a President for 2015-16 for the Texas Public Power Association (TPPA) and is an active CEO participant for the Large Public Power Council (LPPC), including CEO Sponsor of the LPPC’s Energy Efficiency Working Group. He also serves as board member for the nonprofit Pecan Street Inc., a global leader in the research and development of advanced energy management systems, based at The University of Texas at Austin. He has been a board member of the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) and numerous other associations and organizations within the industry.


Weis is a graduate of the School of Sciences and Technology at Western Washington University.