HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mary-Beth Army has been named chief financial officer of Energy Automation Systems, Inc. (EASI), an international company specializing in technologies that reduce energy usage and costs for businesses and governments.
The announcement of Army's appointment was made by Paul Bleiweis, EASI chief executive officer.
"We're delighted that Mary-Beth, with her skills and experience, is joining our team at EASI," Bleiweis said. "She will be instrumental in helping EASI continue to grow in its role as an international leader in providing energy efficiency solutions for large industrial and commercial facilities."Army has nearly 20 years of CFO and senior finance role experience with large companies. She was most recently in a senior finance position with Healthtech Holdings, which has over $100 million in revenues. She has also served as CFO for Hobby Lobby International when the company, then owned by a private equity firm, was in a rapid growth phase. A certified public accountant, Army began her career in public accounting. After an extensive search for its new CFO, EASI selected Army because of her professional experience and strong personal qualities, Bleiweis said. "Mary-Beth has a broad skill set in finance and administration and an exceptional work ethic," he said. "Each of these is valuable for EASI customers worldwide as we provide them with our ever-expanding energy conservation technologies and services." EASI is a portfolio company of Arborview Capital, an investment firm based in Chevy Chase, MD. About EASI Energy Automation Systems, Inc., based in Hendersonville, TN, just outside Nashville, was established in 1982 and provides a wide range of energy conservation measures for thousands of industrial, commercial and government customers around the world. EASI's work addresses all major load areas in facilities (motors, HVAC, refrigeration, lighting), and power quality issues. EASI typically saves customers 10 – 30 percent in energy usage and costs, and provides customers with a savings guarantee underwritten by an A-rated insurance carrier. EASI has completed numerous projects with Fortune 500 customers. The company's website is www.energyautomation.com. A bout Arborview Capital Arborview Capital is a private investment firm that makes growth equity investments in clean energy companies across the energy efficiency, resource efficiency and renewable energy sectors. The firm's principals have significant experience partnering with entrepreneurs to build industry-leading companies. Additional information is available at www.arborviewcapital.com. SOURCE Energy Automation Systems, Inc.