ARLINGTON, Va., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GridPoint, Inc., a recognized leader in energy management solutions, announced it has appointed two new Directors to the Company's Board of Directors – Todd M. Raba, former Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of the Johns Manville Company (A Berkshire Hathaway Company) and Steven List, Managing Director of Asset Management at Mount Kellett Capital Management.
Commenting on their appointments, GridPoint CEO and Board Director John Spirtos said, "We are very pleased to add the talent and expertise of these two gentlemen to our board.As GridPoint continues to experience rapid market and customer growth, we look forward to their contributions to our long-term success."
Todd M. Raba has more than 30 years of experience in leading large, highly competitive organizations to success. Most recently, Mr. Raba held the position of Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of the Johns Manville Company (A Berkshire Hathaway Company), a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality building products. Mr. Raba also served as President of the MidAmerican Energy Company (A Berkshire Hathaway Company), Iowa's largest electric and gas utility, with revenues in excess of $2 billion and over 3,800 employees. Prior to the MidAmerican Energy Company, Mr. Raba served as Regional Vice President of Rollins Environmental Services, Inc. acquired by Laidlaw, Inc. in 1997. Mr. Raba earned a Bachelor of Science in Forestry from the University of Vermont.
Steven Listis the Managing Director of Asset Management at Mount Kellett Capital Management, a multi-strategy investment firm where he works with the firm's growth portfolio. Prior to joining Mount Kellett Capital Management, Mr. List was a Managing Director at CRG Partners, LLC, a nationally recognized team specializing in providing in-depth business and financial advisory services. Before CRG Partners, Mr. List was the Chief Financial Officer for Mattress Giant Corporation, a national retailing company and mattress store chain with 360 locations, which was acquired by Mattress Firm in 2012. Mr. List holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Oklahoma. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Graymark Healthcare, Inc.
GridPoint is an established leader in smart energy solutions, providing Fortune 1000 enterprises, government agencies and utilities with the tools to implement and maintain sustainable energy management practices that improve operational efficiency and maximize energy savings.Founded in 2003, GridPoint is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, with offices in Austin, Texas; Roanoke, Virginia; Seattle, Washington; and Ottawa, Ontario.