MSU CoB Clubs Host Business Energy Panel on February 24
Come to the free Business Energy Panel sponsored by the Finance and HR Management Clubs and gain a better understanding of how business and energy interact with each other. The panel will take place on February 24, from 5:10-5:50 pm in Reid 108. Food will be provided.
The panelists are Penny McElroy, Northwestern Energy, and J. David Lankutis, Black Hills Corp. They will give background information about their companies and discuss with the audience the challenges and opportunities in the energy market. They will also talk about job and internship opportunities in this sector and how the aging workforce is impacting the energy business.
Penny McElroy is the Human Resources Manager for Northwestern Energy and has been a generalist in HR for the past 30 years. Her primary areas of expertise are employment, employee relations, apprenticeship, affirmative action and some organizational development. McElroy serves on a number of local boards and committees including the hospital audit committee, Civic Center Board of Directors, Continental Divide Chapter of the Society of Human Resources Board of Directors, Exchange Club Board of Directors, Montana Tech Advisory Committee and the Ethics and Policy Advisory Committee. She is a graduate of MSU and currently lives and works in Butte.
J. David Lankutis is the Manager of Planning and Reliability for Black Hills Electric Utility Group, which serves 200,000 customers in South Dakota, Wyoming, Montana and Colorado. He has 38 years of diverse experience in the electric utility industry and has worked as an employee of and consultant to investor-owned, cooperative and municipal utilities in the U.S. and overseas. Also a graduate of MSU, Lankutis is a registered Professional Engineer and is headquartered in Rapid City, South Dakota.
For more information about this event, please contact Linda Ward at The Bracken Center, firstname.lastname@example.org or 406.994.1995.