Michael Costello

Director of Healthcare Data and Analytics and Workers Compensation, NextEra Energy, Inc.

Michael Costello is Director of Healthcare Data and Analytics and Workers Compensation program for NextEra Energy, Inc. In this role, he is responsible for managing medical and pharmaceutical benefits for NextEra Energy and its many subsidiaries. Michael joined NextEra Energy, Inc. in 2020.

Prior to joining NextEra Energy, Michael was responsible for continued development and maintenance of a hospital system-wide workers compensation medical service program for Tenet. The service offering enabled claim handlers to efficiently manage claims, align specialty physicians and ancillary services in a cost effective and measured outcome-based manner. The program surpassed 20,000 coordinated medical cases a year under his direction. Prior to Tenet, he held an Executive Director of Operations position at One Call Care management, overseeing and developing the ancillary programs for employers and injured employees within the workers compensation insurance line. Early in his career, Michael served as a managing partner with Outback Steakhouse, achieving Managing Partner of the Year multiple times during his career with the company. He is also a recipient of the Nassau County’s Small Businessperson of the Year award for the community service support he provided while residing on Long Island, New York.

Michael earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Niagara University in Buffalo, New York. His studies provided him specialization in Business Management, with emphasis on hospitality and the transportation industry.

Michael resides in West Palm Beach, Florida with his beloved wife Judit and their three children. His oldest son serves in the U.S. Armed Forces.