Jeff Janke is Managing Director for Garland Power & Light (GP&L). He also serves on the Garland City Manager’s Senior Management Team.
Jeff began his career in the electric utility industry with Texas Power & Light Company in 1978. For 25 years he held various positions in accounting, distribution and transmission, management, and rates and regulatory. After the merger with Lone Star Gas Company, he also served as District Manager for the gas distribution division. In 2003, he became a member of the GP&L management team.
Jeff Janke was born in San Antonio, Texas, and grew up in Taylor, Texas. He ran track and played basketball for Texas State University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management.
Jeff has chaired four Chambers of Commerce, one Airport Advisory Board, two Economic Development Boards, one United Way Board, and two Lions Clubs. In 1998 he was selected Citizen of the Year for Decatur, Texas.
Jeff and his wife Cindy have been married 39 years, and have four children and six grandchildren. Jeff and Cindy both enjoy golf, hunting, fishing, and camping with their family