Pamela Rauch is Vice President of External Affairs and Economic Development for Florida Power & Light Company, one of the nation’s leading electric utilities. In this role Ms. Rauch is responsible for oversight of local government relations, community relations, economic development and new generation development for Florida Power & Light Company.
Prior to her appointment, she served as an associate general counsel overseeing the real estate, land use and environmental group within the company’s General Counsel business unit, where she focused primarily on local government permitting and licensing issues for the company, including all environmental licensing for new generation in Florida and development of its unregulated subsidiary’s wind portfolio. She joined the company in 1999.
Previously, Ms. Rauch served as an assistant and then deputy city attorney for the City of West Palm Beach, where she played a significant role in the redevelopment activities undertaken by the city, including the development of City Place. She was in private practice with the law firms of Jones, Foster, Johnston & Stubbs and Gunster in West Palm Beach with a concentration on local government and real estate law.
Ms. Rauch is a certified planner and a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners. She is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in city, county and local government law. Ms. Rauch serves on The Board for the Florida Chamber Foundation, Palm Beach Zoo, and is a member of the Executive Committee for the Economic Council of Palm Beach County. She was also a member of Leadership Palm Beach County, Class of 1998 and Leadership Florida Class XXVII.
Ms. Rauch graduated from Florida State University College of Law, with honors, and earned undergraduate degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Ms. Rauch, her husband Ted and their two sons reside in Jupiter Inlet Colony.