Zons inc's Founder

Passionate About Inspiring Others

PJ is a business development specialist in the energy industry. His work is guided by the aphorism “Create, don’t Compete.” He has established a foundation of servant leadership and innovation that influences all aspects of his life. Whether engaging individually or with entire organizations, PJ aims to challenge the status quo to find the paths that lead to peak performance.

PJ currently serves as Director of LCI Business Development at Gas South, where he was integral to the company’s acquisition of Infinite Energy in 2021. Over the past three years, he has led his team to record-breaking sales growth. He was responsible for originating, negotiating, and closing multiple acquisitions from Chesapeake Utility and bp Energy, which led to $13 million in outlay and more than $150 million in additional yearly revenue.

PJ uses his more than 12 years of energy experience to advocate for the industry. He helped lead the Coalition for Fuel Choice, a bill to secure the right to energy choice for all of Georgia, which was signed into law by Governor Brian Kemp in 2021.

PJ serves on the board of directors for the Natural Gas Association of Georgia, the Georgia Restaurant Association, Georgia Hotel, and Lodging Association, 4H of Georgia, and the Cobb Chamber. He earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and an MBA from the Georgia State University Robinson College of Business. PJ was named to the 2021- 40 Under 40 executives by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. PJ is an Atlanta native and resides in Peachtree City with his wife Meredith, and son, Landon.

Degrees 
Positions
  • University of Georgia - BBA - Marketing.

  • Georgia State University - MBA - International Business

  • UGA - Terry College of Business - Guest Lecturer 

  • Gas South - Natural Gas Marketer - Director of LC&I Business Development 

  • 3Ci - Talent & Training Firm - Director of Business Development.

  • Gas South - Natural Gas Marketer - Sr Commercial Account Executive.