SmartWatt Energy Opens New Office in Burlington, VT, Hires and Promotes Staff

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SmartWatt Energy, recently named the sole administrator and implementation contractor for Efficiency Vermont’s LED Upgrade Program, is pleased to announce the promotion of Shawn McDonnell to Program Manager and addition of Allen Frey as an Energy Sales Auditor. Both employees work in SmartWatt’s Utility Program Division at their new Burlington, VT office.

Shawn’s industry experience and Allen’s background have proved to be great additions to our team

SmartWatt Energy, recently named the sole administrator and implementation contractor for Efficiency Vermont’s LED Upgrade Program, is pleased to announce the promotion of Shawn McDonnell to Program Manager and addition of Allen Frey as an Energy Sales Auditor. Both employees work in SmartWatt’s Utility Program Division at their new Burlington, VT office.

“Efficiency Vermont’s LED Upgrade Program has gotten off to a great start and we have experienced tremendous interest from the local business community,” said Matt Cinquanti, SmartWatt’s Vice President of Utility Programs. “Shawn’s industry experience and Allen’s background have proved to be great additions to our team.”

Shawn McDonnell most recently held the position of Project Development Engineer in SmartWatt’s Commercial, Industrial and Institutional Division for the Buffalo, NY region. While holding this position, he was successful in developing the territory and managing and engineering energy-efficient lighting and lighting control upgrade projects for numerous local and national account customers. Prior to this, Shawn was a Program Manager and top-performing Energy Sales Auditor for an energy services company in Western and Central New York. As Program Manager for Efficiency Vermont’s LED Upgrade Program, he will oversee and lead the program team throughout all aspects of energy-efficiency upgrade projects and be responsible for meeting sales, revenue and energy savings goals.

Allen Frey has worked in sales for more than 14 years, most recently as a Northeast Sales Coordinator for Component Distributors. In this role, he was responsible for identifying, developing and establishing market strategies targeted towards growing the company’s customer accounts. Prior to this, Allen was a Regional Account Manager at Huber & Suhner, Inc., where he coordinated and trained sales staff and managed key partner relationships. He has also held the positions of Distribution Sales Coordinator, Key Account Coordinator and Inside Sales Representative for Huber & Suhner, Inc. Allen graduated from Johnson State College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, with a minor is Sales and Marketing. As an Energy Sales Auditor, he will be responsible for identifying and qualifying prospects, performing energy audits and developing LED lighting upgrade projects for business customers in the Burlington, VT area.

ABOUT SMARTWATT ENERGY, INC.

SmartWatt Energy is a unique energy-efficiency firm. It provides turnkey solutions for utilities, commercial, industrial and institutional clients and also develops proprietary software that streamlines internal workflow processes and provides comprehensive program reporting. SmartWatt’s three divisions use cutting-edge technologies, design and processes to take on and solve their client’s toughest sustainability challenges:

  • The Commercial, Industrial and Institutional Division works with end-use clients throughout the United States to design and install multi-measure energy-efficiency projects. Clients look to SmartWatt to provide large-scale savings through turnkey energy auditing, engineering, project management and installation services.
  • The Utility Division contracts directly with utilities to manage their commercial energy efficiency programs. SmartWatt’s vertically integrated program delivery platform ensures utility program success and client satisfaction, because all elements of the utility program are handled by a talented, integrated, cross-functional team.
  • The Software Development Division creates customized, proprietary software applications to increase efficiencies and provide added value to utilities and national accounts clients.

SmartWatt has won an Inc. magazine “Hire Power” award and has been named the “5th Fastest Growing Private Engineering Company in the United States” on the magazine’s annual 5000 list. For more information, visit http://www.smartwattinc.com.

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