ElectriCities of North Carolina announced today that it has named Matthew E. Schull Chief Operating Officer. Schull has more than 25 years’ experience in the energy industry and has served as Vice President of North Carolina Municipal Power Agency Number 1 (NCMPA1) for the past seven years.
“Matt has demonstrated tremendous leadership during his career at ElectriCities and is well suited to help lead North Carolina public power into the future,” said Roy L. Jones, ElectriCities Chief Executive Officer. “He has a strong understanding of all aspects of our business and will be an excellent addition to our leadership team.”
Schull will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of North Carolina’s two Power Agencies, North Carolina Municipal Power Agency Number 1 and North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency, which provide wholesale power to 51 public power communities across North Carolina.
“I’m excited about the future of public power and look forward to helping ElectriCities deliver value to public power communities across North Carolina and beyond,” Schull said.
Schull joined ElectriCities in 2003. He served as NCMPA1 Manager of Power Supply before being named Vice President of NCMPA1 in 2009. He previously worked at Progress Energy, Wisconsin Energy Corporation, and Madison Gas & Electric Company.
Schull graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and is a registered Professional Engineer in North Carolina and Wisconsin. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater.
About ElectriCities of North Carolina
ElectriCities of North Carolina, Inc., is the membership organization that provides power supply and related critical services to over 90 community-owned electric systems in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia—collectively known as public power. ElectriCities manages the power supply for two power agencies in North Carolina and provides technical services to assist members in operating their electric distribution systems. ElectriCities also helps these locally owned and operated public power providers thrive today and in the future by delivering innovative services, including legislative, technical, communications, and economic development expertise.
Visit www.electricities.com to learn more about the benefits of public power and how ElectriCities helps communities keep the lights on through access to safe, reliable, and affordable energy.
VP, Communications, ElectriCities