Jose Dizon is the General Manager of Energy & Infrastructure at Parker Ranch and the Paniolo Power Company, LLC. He pursues Parker Ranch’s renewable energy potential and seeks alternative strategies to benefit the Waimea and North Kohala communities as well as Hawaii Island.
Prior to joining Parker Ranch, Jose was Principal at Jose Dizon & Associates, a Hawaii-based energy consulting firm. Before forming his own consulting firm, Dizon worked at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard where he assisted the leadership with executing their organizational transformation and turned his own team into a high performing organization. He also served as Public Relations Officer for all emergencies. Dizon has a broad utility background from Hawaiian Electric Company where he held numerous leadership positions in operations, system and corporate planning, corporate communications and engineering. Dizon was heavily involved in the integration of renewable energy, and led the Hawaiian Electric utilities in the Reliability Standards Working Group docket.
Dizon was assigned to Hawaii Electric Light Company on the Big Island in 2007 where he led the Engineering Department, and was later appointed to fill the newly created position of General Manager in 2008 until his return to HECO in 2011. As General Manager, Jose oversaw HELCO engineering, production, distribution, facilities, marketing, government relations and public relations. He reached out to the community, civic and business organizations as well as state and island leadership.
Dizon received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering computer sciences and nuclear engineering from the University of California at Berkeley and is a registered professional engineer. He served in the United States Navy as a nuclear submarine officer and serves as a mentor to startup companies, and coach to managers and engineers. He is an active member with several community organizations on Hawaii Island and is President of the Waikii Ranch Homeowners Association.