In July 2004, Gordon L. Gillette was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for TECO Energy, following his 2001 promotion to Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer. He also serves as President of TECO Guatemala, a TECO Energy subsidiary. Previously, Gillette was Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, a role he had held since March 1998. He served as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs for TECO Energy since April 1997. Gillette is a Registered Professional Engineer in the state of Florida, a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and the Florida Engineering Society. Gillette received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of South Florida in 1981 and his Master of Science degree in Engineering Management in 1985.