Professional of the Year - Consulting/Energy Efficiency Programs

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Katherine Johnson

Title: President
Industry: Consulting
Type of Organization: Woman-Owned Strategic Consulting Firm
Major Product/Service: Providing assistance to energy organizations, public service commissions and corporations so they can better understand the opportunities, barriers, and trends in the energy efficiency market
Expertise: Dr. Johnson has over 20 years experience. She provides practical answers to energy efficiency and launches new programs to refine existing products. She also streamlines operations. She is fluent in French.
Geographic Area of Distribution: International
Affiliations: Association of Energy Professionals
University/Degree: B.S., Business and Journalism, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1983; M.B.A., Marketing and Finance, Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College, 1990; D.B.A., Strategy and Organizational Change, University of Southern Queensland, Australia, 2010
Work History: Previously, Dr. Johnson served as a project/study manager at Aragon Consulting Group from 1991 through 1992. She was an associate at Barakat & Chamberlin from 1992 through 1994, a marketing finance manager at Geothermal Heat Pump Consortium from 1995 through 1997, and a partner at Market Development Corporation from 2006 through 2008. She has been president of Johnson Consulting Group since 2009.
Honors & Awards: Energy Central named Katherine Johnson as one of the "Voices of 2020" for the Energy Management Network; B.H. Prasad Award for Outstanding Contributor of the Year, Association of Energy Services Professional, 2010
Published Works: "Geo Heat Pumps: Leading Energy Utility Marketing Programs;" Numerous case studies; White papers; Conference presentations; Cited in a publication; 6 e-books