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For Immediate Release

John Brown Joins Skipping Stone as Partner

Atlanta, GA – November 29, 2016 – Skipping Stone announced today that John P.W. Brown, VI has joined the firm as a Partner and member of the Skipping Stone Board of Directors.

John has over 25 years’ experience in the energy industry and will lead Skipping Stone’s Technology Services Practice. This practice includes leading Skipping Stone’s engagements with wholesale and retail marketers, utilities, generators, and energy technology providers.

Prior to joining Skipping Stone, John was a Director in PwC’s Risk Advisory Practice and a leader in the Commodity Trading Risk practice dedicated to helping clients select, implement, and optimize their technology and processes around transaction processing, commodity trading and risk management. Previously John held leadership positions as the Vice President of Global Services at Allegro Development Corporation and Chief Operating Officer for New Energy Associates, which transitioned into Ventyx.

“I am extremely pleased for the opportunity to join this team of proven energy leaders. Skipping Stone’s diverse set of clients and engagements is a great fit with my experience and desire to work with clients to successfully design and execute on their technology related initiatives. Skipping Stone’s culture of innovation and client collaboration is unique and very exciting,” said John Brown, Partner.

According to Skipping Stone Chairman and CEO, Peter Weigand, “Having known John for many years and being a big fan, having him join our team is like adding an all-star to our roster. I’m excited to learn from John and excited for our clients who I know will really appreciate what he brings to the table.”

About Skipping Stone

Skipping Stone is a global energy markets consulting and technology services firm that helps clients navigate market changes, capitalize on opportunities and manage business risks. Our diverse services include market assessment, strategy development, strategy implementation, managed services, talent management and innovation collaboration. Market sector focus areas include natural gas and power markets, renewable energy, demand response, technology services and distributed energy resources. Skipping Stone’s model of deploying only energy industry veterans has delivered measurable bottom-line results for over 270 clients globally. Headquartered in Boston, the firm has offices in Atlanta, Houston, Los Angeles, Tokyo and London. For more information, visit

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