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New Jersey’s Leading Women Entrepreneurs Recognized

Catherine Luthin, President of Luthin Associates, Inc. was one of 25 women recognized at the Leading Women Entrepreneurs & Business Owners 5th Annual Event. This year’s theme was “Embrace the Future” and showed efforts and impacts that these respected business leaders and their companies have played in building a stronger and more innovative economic foundation for our state and the country at large. This group of talented and successful women were carefully selected by a respected advisory panel based on a criterion of innovation, market potential, and advocacy for women and community involvement.

Luthin, CatherineCatherine has over 30 years of financial and energy management experience with the corporate, non-profit and regulatory environments. She is President of Luthin Associates, founded in 1994, an energy management consulting firm that proactively manages energy procurement and sustainability services for their clients. This is accomplished by delivering cost savings based upon innovative thinking and process improvements for the education, health care and real estate industries. To date, Luthin Associates has saved over $368 million for their clients. Catherine chairs and manages Consumer Power Advocates (CPA), an association of large, non-profit institutions whose primary goal is to decrease the cost of energy by focusing on regulatory decisions and programs which impact energy consumers. Catherine is currently a member of AEE’s Certified Energy Procurement Board and she is Energy Policy Chairperson for AEE’s CWEEL Division. In 2002, Catherine was named “Energy Service Professional of the Year” for the state of New York and in 2004 she was named International “Energy Service Professional of the Year” by AEE. In addition, Luthin Associates has been honored as the top 100 Diversity Businesses in New Jersey.

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