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Council Member Thomas Bean

Thomas Bean | biography


2300 High Ridge Road
Boynton Beach, FL 33426
United States

Gubernatorial appointee* | Finance Committee Chair
4-year term expires November 2021

Full Bio


Thomas Bean, Chair of Children’s Services Council’s board, is director of public and community engagement at Florida Power & Light Company and manager of NextEra Energy Foundation since 2012. He joined FPL in 2009, having also served as external affairs area manager, community outreach manager and lead business specialist. Previously he worked in Washington D.C. as chief of staff and communications director for U.S. Representative Mario Diaz-Balart of Miami and legislative correspondent for U.S. Representative Jim DeMint of South Carolina. He is on the board of directors for several organizations, including Leadership Palm Beach County and the Loggerhead Marinelife Center. He is a University of Florida graduate with a Master’s degree from Trinity International University.

* Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County does not propose, recommend or endorse gubernatorial appointments to the Council. Those interested in serving should apply to the Governor's Office of Appointments at this site: