Comverge Adds Two Top Executives as Sales Directors to Accelerate Growth
Dallas, TX: IEEE PES 2006 - May 24, 2006: Comverge, Inc., North America's leading provider of clean and low-cost peak electric capacity reduction, achieved through Demand Response solutions and technologies, recently added two sales directors in its Solutions Group operations.
Bill Mayer joins Comverge from Edison Electric Institute (EEI), where he represented the interests of nearly 200 investor-owned utilities in the U.S. Mayer's position as manager of customer operations gave him national responsibility for a range of transmission, distribution, and customer service issues. Prior to EEI, Mayer spent over 16 years with Florida Power & Light (NYSE: FPL) in various positions. A registered professional engineer, Mayer graduated with a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Florida. Mayer will be responsible for the northeastern US and Canadian states and provinces, including Quebec, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Mayer can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Blake Morrison comes to Comverge from energy industry consulting giant KEMA, where he was director of business development for the southeastern US. He has over 26 years of experience in the energy industry and a highly successful track record of business development, key account management and technical sales leadership. Morrison previously directed business development in the southeastern US for Kinectrics (formally Ontario Hydro's Research Division). He also had an extensive 20 year career at Florida Power & Light Company, with a diverse background in combined heat and power, district energy, distributed generation and demand side management. Mr. Morrison has a bachelors degree in mechanical engineering from Virginia Tech and holds a MBA from Nova Southeastern University. He is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Certified Cogeneration Professional (CCP), and is a Certified Indoor Air Quality Professional (CIAQP). Morrison will be driving sales activities for Comverge in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Arkansas, Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas. Morrison can be reached at email@example.com.
"Bill and Blake are energy industry pros with extensive utility experience and knowledge," commented Tom Van Denover, Senior Vice President of Sales for Comverge's Solutions Group. "They know both our current client base and our prospective clients, and understand their needs, goals, and challenges – a key element of the customer intimacy that we highly value as one of our core competencies. Their drive and enthusiasm is already enhancing the capabilities of our entire team as they make a difference for our customers and Comverge."
"To support Comverge's continuing 40% year-over-year growth targets we are constantly evaluating the changing markets to continually provide leading edge solutions and services," said Ed Myszka, president and chief operating officer of Comverge's solutions group. Bill and Blake will play key roles by providing the industry experience and proven expertise to help meet the needs of our clients and to achieve our growth objectives."
About Comverge, Inc.
Comverge, Inc. provides clean, low-cost peak electric capacity reduction achieved through Demand Response solutions and technologies, such as its patent pending fully outsourced Virtual Peaking CapacityTM offering. As North America's leader in Demand Response, Comverge serves over 500 clients in the electric utility industry, implementing both integrated and outsourced solution-based models for direct and price responsive load management, remote meter reading, and distributed generation monitoring. Comverge's investors include Nth Power, EnerTech Capital, Data Systems & Software, E.ON Venture Partners, Ridgewood Capital, Easton Hunt Capital Partners, Norsk Hydro Technology Ventures, Air Products, Rockport Capital Partners, Partners for Growth and the Shell Internet Ventures affiliate of Royal Dutch/Shell. For more information, please visit www.comverge.com.