Greg Fox Biography

Greg Fox was first elected to represent the 5th district (encompassing most of the western and southern portions of Howard County) in 2006. He served as Chairman of the Board of Licensed Commissioners from 2006 until 2009 and again from 2011 to 2015. Since 2008, he has also served on the National Association of Counties’ Energy, Environment and Land Use Steering Committee and Energy Subcommittee.

Greg Fox has been a resident of Howard County since 1990 where he has been active in various community activities including working for five years on the Howard County Public Works Board (the final year as vice-chair), participating as a member of the Howard County Task Force on Childcare, acting as spokesperson and moderator for the Take-A-Step Food Allergy Network, serving as Vice-President of the Howard County Republican Club, Board of Trustees for the National Children's Museum, coaching soccer, and being a member of the PTA at his children’s schools.

Greg is the Manager of Strategic Initiatives for Energy Solutions at Constellation.  Currently, he focuses on Constellation’s partnership with the NHL, efficiency and strategic opportunities for Constellation’s national accounts and working with Constellation Technology Ventures group to commercialize product offerings.  During his more than 25 years at Constellation Energy he has worked on developing utility conservation and load management programs, was instrumental in the development of a district cooling system that utilizes ice thermal storage, developed numerous energy conservation projects and approximately 20 MW of solar projects including the largest one at the time in Maryland (i.e., Maryland Clean Horizons – 16.1 MW at Mount Saint Mary’s University), was key in the effort to securing the largest direct wind energy purchase by a local government entity (Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission) and was the lead developer in the first solar project for the State of Maryland Government utilizing a power purchase agreement.

He received his mechanical engineering degree from Georgia Tech and his MBA Fellows from Loyola College of Maryland’s Executive Program where he was inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society for business students. Greg is a graduate of Leadership Howard County’s Class of 2006 and a 2009 Graduate of the University of Maryland’s Academy of Excellence in Local Governance.

Greg’s wife, Ilene, has been a public school teacher for 26 years and recently retired from her time as a Sunday school teacher after more than 20 years. They reside in Fulton. Their daughter, Delaney, is a junior at the University of Georgia and their son, Dylan, is a freshman at Georgia Tech.