David Hamilton is the Chief Operating Officer and the Chief Nuclear Officer for Energy Harbor, responsible for the oversight and the safe and reliable operation of the electrical generation segment, including over 33 million megawatt hours of carbon free generation at four nuclear units in Ohio and Pennsylvania. His responsibilities as COO also include an executive role on the company’s Retail Development Committee and key oversight of Energy Harbor’s shared services organizations.


Prior to Energy Harbor, David was the Chief Nuclear Officer for the FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC). Other executive positions held within FENOC include Site Vice President of the Perry Nuclear Power Plant, General Plant Manager of the Perry Nuclear Power Plant, and Director of Fleet Project Management.


Prior to joining FirstEnergy, David worked for Entergy at Waterford 3 Nuclear Station where he was Nuclear Safety Assurance Director, and at Palisades Nuclear Plant as General Manager Plant Operations. David also worked for Exelon at Limerick Generating Station, Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station and Quad Cities Station in various management roles.


David has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Delaware, a Bachelor’s degree in Nuclear Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University and has held a Senior Reactor Operator License Certification.