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Maryanne McGowan, Chair, Marketing & Communications Committee

Maryanne E. McGowan, CPA, CEM
Duke Energy, Strategy & Implementation Manager

maryannemcgowanMrs. McGowan has over 30 years of experience as an accountant and senior-level manager.  The past 15 years of her experience have been in the energy industry.  She currently is responsible for competitive intelligence and for stimulating business markets in the fields of energy efficiency and energy conservation.  She serves in the Consortium of Energy Efficiency, the Association of Energy Engineers, and the Council of Women in Energy and Environmental Leadership.  Maryanne has recently completed service on the Steering Committee for an ERPI (Electric Power Research Institute) research project of “Electricity Use and Management in the Water Supply and Wastewater Sectors”.  She is presently serving on the advisory board for the WERF (Water Environment Research Foundation) for the project of Barriers to Energy Efficiency and Recovery.  She also serves on the Board for Raise the Floor, a program focused on workforce development of women in manufacturing careers.  She has recently been named to the Board of Directors of Gateway Community & Technical College Foundation.  Additionally, she has been active in the promotion of STEM career development and education in K-12 Schools as well as at the collegiate level.  She is a sought after speaker on Energy Efficiency and Energy Management on the national and regional level.  Maryanne is experienced in fiscal management, economic analysis, mergers & acquisitions, process design and improvements, resource planning and sustainable energy strategy.  She holds a BS and BA from the University of Cincinnati and an MBA from Xavier University.