WECC Expands Services in Michigan

Team Dedicated to Delivering Successful Energy Efficiency Programs in Michigan

MADISON, Wis., March 30, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WECC, a national leader in the design and implementation of award-winning energy savings programs, today announced that they have opened an office and established a team in Michigan to better meet the needs of Michigan businesses and residents eligible for WECC-administered energy efficiency programs.

The new office, located at 2859 West Jolly Road in Okemos, Michigan, will be the headquarters for Michigan-based WECC staff. Lisa Pucelik, Gregory Hundersmarck, and David Williams join our partner Michigan Energy Options (MEO) in delivering programs for the Michigan Electric Cooperative Association and Lansing Board of Water & Light.

"Opening a Michigan office and establishing this team of professionals is an important step in realizing our goals to better serve and expand our networks in Michigan," said Mary Schlaefer, WECC President and CEO. "WECC is dedicated to working with our clients and utility customers throughout the Midwest and Michigan to manage energy use and protect the environment. Building this team strengthens our ability to deliver a successful suite of energy programs across the state."

In her new role, Pucelik will be a Client Services Director and responsible for day to day management of WECC's Michigan clients and customers. She brings eight years of utility and energy efficiency program experience to WECC, as well as communications, sales, and relationship management expertise. She holds an associate degree in communications media and a bachelor degree in public relations.

Hundersmarck and Williams join WECC's team of Trade Ally Representatives, focusing on outreach for business services, farm services, and residential programs throughout Michigan. Previously, Hundersmarck enjoyed a successful career as a sales representative, an energy advisor, and in commercial real estate. He holds a bachelor degree from Michigan State and has earned certification from the Building Performance Institute.

Williams has enjoyed a career in building construction and consulting. He brings extensive business and project management skills to WECC and has been an instructor in construction for local community colleges. He holds a bachelor degree from Ferris State University and has earned certifications from the Building Performance Institute and the American Institute of Constructors.

All three individuals will join the WECC team in April.

About WECC

WECC is a mission-driven non-profit that delivers real energy solutions for our clients' benefit. For more than 30 years, WECC has led the industry in energy efficiency and renewable energy programs.

WECC's services include residential and commercial energy efficiency and renewable energy program design, administration, and implementation; technical training and certification; energy efficiency financing; trade ally recruitment, engagement, and education; and energy-related marketing and communications. Existing clients span over 18 states and include some of the nation's largest investor-owned utilities, municipal and cooperative utilities, governmental agencies, and other energy services providers.

For more information about WECC, call 800.969.9322 or visit weccusa.org.

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CONTACT:Amanda Wollin
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