Crystal Stiles

Director of Economic Development
Florida Power & Light
Juno Beach, FL

Crystal Stiles is the Director of Economic Development for Florida Power & Light Company (FPL). Crystal joined FPL in 2012 and she has served the company in various roles including Manager and Project Manager of Economic Development. She has a decade-long career in economic development and previously served as the co-executive director for the Business Development Board of Martin County.

Since joining FPL, Crystal continues to lead and advance Florida’s statewide economic development strategy and the visibility of the company's economic development program, both within Florida and nationwide. The program has been recognized for three consecutive years on Site Selection Magazine's list of Top Ten Utilities in Economic Development (2013 - 2015). Under Crystal’s leadership, FPL was named for the first time as one of “The Best Utilities in Economic Development in the Southeast” by Southern Business & Development Magazine. FPL was one of only five utilities bestowed with this recognition for its region.

Crystal and her team enhance and support economic development efforts throughout Florida with incentive rates for growing businesses, capacity building community programs and resources to local and regional economic development organizations. The team supports business development projects throughout the state and is building a strong effort to attract data center investment, in addition to companies that fall within Florida’s 11 targeted industry sectors.

Crystal currently serves on the executive committee for the Florida Economic Development Council (FEDC), the Florida Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Development Task Force, and as a board member for the Florida delegation of the Southeast U.S./Japan Association (SEUS/Japan) and the Utility Economic Development Association (UEDA), and serves as board chair for United Way of Martin County.

Crystal holds a bachelor of arts in communication from Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Virginia. Crystal resides in Palm City, FL with her husband and two daughters.