RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ElectriCities of North Carolina announced today that it has named Matthew E. Schull Chief Operating Officer. Schull has more than 25 years’ experience in the energy industry and has served as Vice President of North Carolina Municipal Power Agency Number 1 (NCMPA1) for the past seven years.
“Matt has demonstrated tremendous leadership during his career at ElectriCities and is well suited to help lead North Carolina public power into the future,” said Roy L. Jones, ElectriCities Chief Executive Officer. “He has a strong understanding of all aspects of our business and will be an excellent addition to our leadership team.”
Schull will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of North Carolina’s two Power Agencies, North Carolina Municipal Power Agency Number 1 and North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency, which provide wholesale power to 51 public power communities across North Carolina.
“I’m excited about the future of public power and look forward to helping ElectriCities deliver value to public power communities across North Carolina and beyond,” Schull said.
Schull joined ElectriCities in 2003. He served as NCMPA1 Manager of Power Supply before being named Vice President of NCMPA1 in 2009. He previously worked at Progress Energy, Wisconsin Energy Corporation, and Madison Gas & Electric Company.
Schull graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and is a registered Professional Engineer in North Carolina and Wisconsin. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater.
About ElectriCities of North Carolina, Inc. (ElectriCities), North Carolina Municipal Power Agency Number 1 (NCMPA1), and North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency (NCEMPA) – More than 70 North Carolina public power communities, municipally owned and operated electric systems, serve more than 1.2 million residential, commercial and industrial customers in North Carolina. ElectriCities is the service organization that provides customer service and safety training, economic development, emergency and technical assistance, communications, government affairs and legal services to public power communities in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. ElectriCities provides management services to the state’s two municipal Power Agencies: NCMPA1 and NCEMPA. NCMPA1 has 19 member cities in the western part of North Carolina and NCEMPA has 32 member cities in eastern North Carolina. More information about ElectriCities is available at www.electricities.com or www.overonemillionstrong.com. ElectriCities news is available on Twitter: @ElectriCitiesNC and on Facebook: ElectriCities of NC.