Concentric Energy Advisors, Inc., is pleased to announce that Laney Brown has joined the Company as a Vice President. Ms. Brown is a nationally recognized thought leader in the Smart Grid industry and is a member of the U.S. Department of Energy's Electricity Advisory Committee.
"Laney possesses a wealth of technical expertise and commercial experience with the Utility of the Future model, the distributed energy landscape, and utility business transformation. I look forward to working with her," said John J. Reed, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Concentric. "2017 has been an exciting expansion year for Concentric. We have new office locations in Calgary and Chicago, a new depreciation practice led by the Calgary team, and now, with Laney at the Company, we have an expert in Smart Grid technology. Laney's extensive experience will be an incredible asset to us as we continue to grow." Ms. Brown commented, "The Concentric team is a leading voice in the Utility of the Future business model and regulatory frameworks. I am excited about joining the Concentric team and combining our respective strengths to help clients prepare for the future."
As a member of the EAC, Ms. Brown advises the Department of Energy on the implementation of national energy policy and the modernization of the U.S. electric grid. Prior to joining Concentric, Ms. Brown was a Vice President of Grid Modernization Strategy at Modern Grid Partners, and a Director of Smart Grid Planning and Programs at Iberdrola USA. Ms. Brown will be based out of Concentric's headquarters in Marlborough, MA.
Concentric Energy Advisors specializes in management consulting and financial advisory services with a focus on the North American energy industry. Through its subsidiaries, CE Capital, Concentric Advisors ULC, and Concentric Energy Publications, Concentric provides capital market advisory support, consulting services in Canada, and publishes The Foster Report. Information about Concentric Energy Advisors is available on the company's website, Twitter, and LinkedIn pages, which can be accessed via ceadvisors.com.