Carey B. Lykins

President and CEO, Citizens Energy Group


Carey Lykins has been president and CEO of Citizens Energy Group since 2005. Starting with the company as a cashier in the Customer Services Department in 1973, Lykins has worked his way through positions of increasing responsibility, including director of budget and rates, vice president of customer services and rates, senior vice president and chief financial officer, and executive vice president and chief operating officer. 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.

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