MANITOWOC, Wis., March 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- "We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Katherine L. Hust to the energybank Board of Directors, replacing retiring board member Mel Blanke," said founder and CEO, Neal Verfuerth. "Kathy's business acumen and tenure as an executive in the wireless communications industry will be a great resource to us as we further develop our Genius IoT™ (Internet of Things) wireless platform."
"I am looking forward to being a contributing member of energybank's world-class board," said Hust. "From what I've seen in the market, energybank is well positioned to capitalize on the opportunities developing in both solid state lighting and IoT."
Prior to retiring from U.S. Cellular, Ms. Hust served as the vice president of Community Affairs and previously held numerous management positions for U.S. Cellular including: Vice President - Retail Channel; Vice President of the Central Region; and Vice President of the Mid-Central Regions. She has managed sales, finance, operations and engineering.
Hust earned her bachelor's degree in business administration from Mount Mary College in Milwaukee and has a certificate in management from Marquette University. She is a member of the board of directors for the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, the Better Business Bureau of Chicago & Northern Illinois, the Waukesha County Business Alliance, the Zoological Society of Milwaukee and the board of trustees of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee. Hust, a Milwaukee native, resides in the Milwaukee area with her family.
energybank is a Wisconsin-based manufacturer specializing in the advancement of solid state lighting, IoT and controls. energybank has unique capabilities with its proprietary: thermal management, optical optimization and application engineering.