Paul Maxwell, Managing Director for Transactions Paul Maxwell has joined the leadership team for its Advisory and Planning practice area. Maxwell will be responsible for sales and delivery of power generation solutions including energy markets, advisory, transaction advisory, power procurement, resource planning and development, end-user energy strategy and will also provide expert witness testimony for public and private sector clients. Prior to joining Black & Veatch Management Consulting, Maxwell was the Managing Director at Navigant, where he managed responsibilities for sales and delivery of power generation-related consulting services for the strategy and operations group within the energy practice. He also led the execution of sales strategy for key accounts and key solution offerings supporting cross-functional teams of energy industry experts. “Paul brings a wide range of experience and capabilities to us that includes generation resource development and planning, transaction support and power procurement,” said Judy McArdle, Associate Vice President for Black & Veatch Management Consulting. Kevin Cornish, Senior Managing Director – Growth and Performance Offerings Cornish is rejoining Black & Veatch Management Consulting as a senior offering leader for Growth and Performance, reporting to Senior Vice President Bob Welch. He previously was Vice President of Business Services at Energy Solutions. Cornish is a strategic consultant specializing in the utility infrastructure performance and operating technology area. As a recognized utility industry leader, his skills also include utility advisory and business strategy, financial, planning and procurement strategies. His experience has provided him with significant insight into how to incorporate organizational change management, vendor coordination and project management to ensure program success. He brings decades of experience successfully implementing electric, gas and water utility strategic planning and technology initiatives. “As our new offering leader for Growth and Performance, Kevin’s extensive experience will provide this offering area with significant growth and development opportunities, while maintaining a superior level of customer satisfaction,” Welch said. Joe Zhou, Managing Director – Business Technology and Architecture Offerings Zhou has joined Black & Veatch Management Consulting as Managing Director of the Business Technology and Architecture offering group. He previously held senior-level roles at Ernst & Young LLP, BearingPoint and Convergent Group. Joe was also a Co-founder, CTO and VP of Sales and Marketing at Xtensible Solutions where he pioneered the application of Enterprise Information Management (EIM) and Semantic Technologies to help utilities manage data and process it into information intelligence. As a highly experienced utility industry executive, Zhou will apply this expertise to lead and expand the Business Technology and Architecture offering within Management Consulting. He will also oversee business development, client delivery and strategy for this offering group. “Joe is going to provide a new level of experience and expertise to our BTA offering area, and we look forward to growing our technology solutions with him,” said David Price, Chief Technology Officer for Black & Veatch Management Consulting. 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