ROBERT H. SCHULTE, Partner
  • 20 years as a partner in Schulte Associates LLC, working with energy companies around the country to successfully launch new initiatives, improve their existing operations and permit large energy facilities.
  • Three years with Andersen Consulting (now called Accenture), working with more than 50 utilities and non-regulated subsidiaries around the nation as they modernized their customer care and marketing information system capabilities.
  • Two years as NSP Vice President of Marketing/Customer Service with Northern States Power (NSP - now a unit of Xcel Energy), including electric marketing & sales, program design, regulatory approvals, implementation, operations and evaluation of large-scale demand-side management (DSM) programs, electric rate design, customer call center and billing, community relations and economic development.
  • Three years as NSP Vice President of Rates and Corporate Strategy, including rate regulatory relations, integrated resource plans, and corporate initiatives.
  • Eleven years management experience at NSP including energy supply planning, demand-side management (DSM) energy conservation and load management program development, distribution planning, engineering, construction and operations, and labor relations.
  • Five years active duty as an Air Force communications/electronics officer.
  • BS and MS degrees in electrical engineering.
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RICHARD J. SCHULTE, Partner
  • 20 years as a partner in Schulte Associates LLC, working with energy companies around the country to successfully launch new initiatives, improve their existing operations and permit large energy facilities.
  • Recent past Chairman of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), and a director of Energy West, Inc., a company distributing natural gas, electricity and propane in Montana, Wyoming, Arizona and South Dakota.
  • Director of American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the national coordinating body for development of product standards used by all sectors of U.S. industry, 1984-1994.
  • Six years as President & CEO of International Approval Services (IAS), the joint venture of A.G.A. and the Canadian Gas Association providing standards development and safety certification for gas appliances in the U.S. and Canada.
  • Eight years as Vice President of American Gas Association's (A.G.A.) appliance certification and research labs, including ISO 9000 registration.
  • 12 years with Stone & Webster Consultants, involved in technical, financial and management assignments for gas and electric utilities.
  • Three years in the start-up of the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), including acting as the first head of the Electrical Systems Division.
  • Five years active duty as an Air Force systems development officer
  • BS degree in electrical engineering; MS degree in aeronautics and astronautics
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