Carey B. Lykins

President and CEO (retired), Citizens Energy Group


Carey Lykins retired from Citizens Energy Group on June 30, 2015 after having served as President and CEO since 2005.  Starting with the company as a cashier in the Customer Services Department in 1973, Mr. Lykins has worked his way through positions of increasing responsibility including Director of Budget & Rates, Vice President of Customer Services and Rates, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

Mr. Lykins is involved in a wide range of community and professional service organizations including board service for The International Center, Indianapolis Downtown Inc., Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, the Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership, Indy Greenbelt and the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership. 

He is a certified public accountant and graduate of Indiana University with a bachelor’s degree in finance and a master’s degree in business administration.