Advisory Board Member
Chief Executive Officer, Director, Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC.
Allen Nye is Chief Executive Officer and Director of Oncor, the largest electric utility in Texas, and the fifth largest Transmission and Distribution Service Provider in America. Nye became CEO of Oncor in early 2018, after the close of a successful transaction with Sempra Energy.
Allen previously served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary, responsible for overseeing all of Oncor’s legal, regulatory, and compliance matters.
From June 2008 until joining Oncor, Mr. Nye practiced law as a partner in the Dallas office of Vinson & Elkins LLP, where he focused on representation of regulated energy companies before state and federal government agencies, including the Public Utility Commission of Texas, the State Office of Administrative Hearings and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Prior to Vinson & Elkins, Mr. Nye was a partner in the law firm of Hunton & Williams from January 2002 until May 2008. Nye graduated from Texas A&M University in 1989 and earned a J.D. at St. Mary’s University School of Law in 1993. Texas Monthly named Nye a “Texas Rising Star” in 2005.
Nye is an active community leader, presently involved in the President’s Advisory Board of UT Southwestern Medical Center, Texas A&M’s SmartGrid Advisory Board, the Dallas Citizens Council, Salesmanship Club of Dallas, and the Greater Dallas Chamber of Commerce. Previously, Nye was General Counsel for the Byron Nelson Championship and has served on the Board of Directors of the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.
Nye is a graduate of Leadership Dallas and lives in Dallas with his wife and two children.
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