Robert C. Lyons
President, Centuri Power Group
Rob is President, Centuri Power Group for Centuri Group, Inc. He is responsible for the strategy and development of two service offerings: electric transmission and distribution, and pipeline integrity.
In his position, Rob is focused on the overall day-to-day performance of Centuri’s electric transmission and distribution operations while executing strategies and methods for continuing organic growth, improved performance, and overall profitability. Strategically, he is tasked with differentiating the group in the industry through innovation, diversity, safety, collaboration, and performance. In addition to electric transmission and distribution, he is also responsible for development, via organic growth and acquisition opportunities, of pipeline integrity management services.
Rob joined Centuri in 2018 as Executive Vice President, Electric Transmission and Distribution. He was promoted later that same year to President. Prior to Centuri, Rob built nearly 40 years of energy experience by way of his wide range of positions at Michigan Trenching Services, InfraSource Services, and Mears Group. Starting in the field as a laborer in 1978 with Michigan Trenching, his family’s business in Michigan, he worked his way into management over the next ten years, eventually taking over the reigns as president and owner in 1993. He facilitated the successful sale of the company in 2000 to Exelon and remained with the new organization as Division President for 13 years. Over the past several years, Rob has provided consulting services to many organizations in the energy and telecom industries, focusing on integration, growth, succession, strategy, and transformational planning.
Rob received a M.B.A. from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and a B.S. in business management from Central Michigan University.