Terence Sobolewski


National Grid Rhode Island, National Grid

Terence (Terry) Sobolewski joined National Grid in August, 2011. He is currently President of the company’s Rhode Island business. Previously, he was Chief Customer Officer, leading efforts to improve customer experience and responsible for energy supply, energy solutions (including energy efficiency, affordability, demand response and distributed energy resource programs), customer engagement, and community support through corporate citizenship & economic development.  While at National Grid, Terry has also held roles in sales & program operations, business planning, and enterprise-wide process and performance improvement.

Prior to Joining National Grid, Terry led East Coast Business Development for SunPower Corporation, a leader in the design, manufacturing and delivery of new solar technologies. Terry also worked for GE Capital in various leadership roles including Mid-Atlantic Region Manager for GE Capital Solutions, General Manager for GE Technology Finance and Senior Managing Director – Channel Sales for GE Vendor Finance.  And he served four years in the US Navy. While on active duty, he completed training as a Naval Intelligence Officer and spent the majority of his time with Electronic Warfare, Squadron 130, in Whidbey Island, WA. Terry received both his B.S.E. in Mechanical Engineering and his MBA from Duke University.