Neale Lunderville joins GMP as Enterprise Innovation Leader

first_imgCOLCHESTER, VT–(Marketwire – January 10, 2011) -Green Mountain Power Green Mountain Power Corp,Former Administration Secretary Neale F Lunderville will join Green Mountain Power in February as Leader of Enterprise Innovation, GMP President and CEO Mary G. Powell announced Monday.”I am thrilled that Neale, a proven highly-effective state leader, is joining Green Mountain’s management team to help us drive new strategic initiatives to serve our customers with low cost, low carbon and highly reliable service.”Neale’s record of accomplishment in managing large and complex state government organizations is precisely the kind of experienced leadership utilities of the future require,” Powell said.In his first assignment as Leader of Enterprise Innovation, Lunderville will provide leadership in GMP’s implementation of its aggressive Smart Grid program over the next few years as well as other key innovation initiatives.”I am very excited to join Mary and her extraordinary team,” said Lunderville. “Being part of a company with a strong commitment to Vermont is important to me.”Green Mountain Power is on the cutting edge of new technology in the utility sector,” added Lunderville. “The Smart Grid and the plans to push statewide broadband availability will be an integral part of the new economy in our state and I look forward to helping the Company improve value for its customers.”Lunderville, 36, was appointed Secretary of Administration by Governor Jim Douglas in August 2008. Prior to this appointment, Lunderville served as Secretary of Transportation from August 2006 to August 2008, as Secretary of Civil and Military Affairs in the Governor’s Office from 2003 to 2006.Born in Burlington, Vermont, where he still lives, Lunderville also served as campaign manager and chair of Douglas’s successful gubernatorial campaigns in 2002 and 2004. He graduated from American University in Washington, D.C. with a degree in Political Science.Lunderville will report to CEO Mary Powell in his new leadership post. He will start work at GMP on February 14, 2011.  last_img read more

That Song ‘Thrift Shop’ Done by an Acapella Fivesome is Freakin’ Aweeesommmmmmmeee. (See what I did there?)

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Hi again. Glad all three of you are back for another episode of The Buzz. We call these daily stories of cool The Buzz but don’t really advertise that. So, it’s like you’re “in the know.”How hipstery!Speaking of places hipsters buy clothes from, you know that song that’s on lots of radio stations called “Thrift Shop?” ….No? It’s by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.No, Macklemore is not a fish.What?No. Not Jerry Lewis! God, you’re old!Anyway, for those of you in the know who are doubly in the know, here’s a rendition of “Thrift Shop” by Pentatonix, a highly talented vocal quintet. (Not the thing you draw on the floor to summon demons. Thanks editor!)Whether or not they have a life outside of doing this sort of thing is under review, but they’re freakin’ awesommmmmme.(That’s a line from the song. Get it now?)Too bad insanely awesome internet covers never help anyone get into the music business.Hm? Oh. Right. Hi Karmin!last_img read more