Focus on Energy: New managing director to lead

(Madison, WI) – As Focus on Energy, Wisconsin’s statewide energy efficiency program, celebrates Energy Awareness Month, it is also celebrating and welcoming a new Managing Director who knows the program well. APTIM, the program administrator for Focus on Energy selected Lisa Stefanik to lead the Focus on Energy team.

Stefanik returns to the program after spending eight years in implementation/advisory/evaluation roles in the energy industry and extensive experience in complex program management and operations including forecasting, analysis, budget management and overall program/project implementation. From 2004 to 2011, she worked as the Focus on Energy Marketing Manager and Energy Policy Advisor at the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin.

“Energy policy and efficiency is a passion of mine, so I am thrilled to return to Focus on Energy,” Stefanik said. “As a long-time Wisconsin resident, I have been so pleased to watch the program grow and help the state of Wisconsin reduce energy waste over its 20-year history. I am genuinely excited to join this team and keep it moving forward!”

“We are happy and fortunate to be able to bring Lisa back into the Focus orbit and into this key role,” APTIM National Director of Energy Programs Daniel Reese said. “Her leadership, perspective and passion for making positive social and environmental impacts locally will be a powerful addition to the excellent Focus on Energy Team.”

Stefanik begins her tenure as Managing Director on October 26th.

About Focus on Energy: 

Focus on Energy partners with 107 utilities offering energy expertise and financial incentives to reduce energy waste. A recent independent evaluation found every $1 invested in Focus on Energy generates $4.32 in benefits for Wisconsin residents and businesses.  Its efforts help Wisconsin residents and businesses manage rising energy costs, promote in-state economic development, and control Wisconsin’s growing demand for electricity and natural gas.  

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