Mark Huston

President, Constellation’s National Retail Energy Business

Mark Huston, President, Constellation’s National Retail Energy Business

A 33-plus year veteran of the energy utility industry, Huston oversees Constellation’s industry leading national retail energy business and is responsible for marketing, sales, fulfillment and product development of energy solutions in support of commercial, industrial and residential customers. Primary offerings include power, natural gas, energy efficiency, combined heat & power projects and distributed generation including solar. 

Professional History

Huston has been a leader in Constellation’s retail business since 2006 and has overseen its development into a national leader offering customers a range of solutions to manage energy-related costs over time. He led a series of acquisitions which became the foundation for Constellation’s retail business including AES NewEnergy, Alliance Energy Services, Kaztex Energy Management, Blackhawk Energy Services, StarTex Power, MXenergy, Exelon Energy Services, ProLiance, Integrys Energy Services and ConEdison Solutions. Today, Constellation's family of retail businesses serves approximately 2.2 million residential, public sector and business customers, including more than two-thirds of the Fortune 100, and does business in 48 states and Washington, D.C.

Huston’s prior leadership positions at Constellation include: Co-President of Customer Supply overseeing competitive retail and wholesale businesses; VP of Electric Transmission & Distribution for BGE overseeing the design, engineering, construction and operations for the utility’s electric system; VP Corporate Strategy & Development overseeing strategy and acquisitions. Huston began his Constellation career as a summer student/scholarship recipient in 1981 and worked as a co-operative engineering student until joining the company full time in 1986.

Civic Involvement

Huston is the immediate past chairman of the board for the Maryland Science Center and vice chair of the Blasé Cooke Classic, serves on the board of Catholic Charities, and is chair of the United Way Tocqueville 2018 campaign (vice chair for 2017). He has also served on other boards including: Baltimore Municipal Golf Corporation, Baltimore First Tee, University of Maryland’s Dean of Engineering Board of Visitors, Special Olympics Maryland, and Howard Community College Foundation. Huston served as Constellation’s 2011 United Way Chair.

Education

Huston received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering under the co-operative education program from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a master’s degree in applied management from the University of Maryland, University College.