At Oklahoma State, he led a team of more than 600 staff and saved the university more than $30 million in energy costs and reduced carbon emissions by more than 40 percent. In 2012, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin selected Krysiak to develop and roll out a statewide energy conservation program.
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He also served for more than a decade in various positions with the United States Air Force, according to UD.
Krysiak assumes the job previously held by Beth Keyes, who plans to retire in 2019, ending her 30-year career at UD. Keyes stepped down from the job over the summer but she continues to manage the $72-million transformation of UD Arena as facilities project management officer and will retire after the project’s completion, according to the university.