Missouri Education Expert Joins Leading Energy Services Company

Published Date: 
Mon, 09/20/2004

Ameresco LogoFramingham, Mass., – Dr. Jerry Chambers, longtime Missouri school superintendent and educator, has joined Ameresco, Inc., North America’s largest and fastest growing energy services company.

Ameresco has implemented $50 million in capital investments for school districts in Missouri since 1999, saving the schools millions in energy and maintenance costs.

“Jerry brings expertise, enthusiasm and leadership from his years in Missouri public school service to the Ameresco team,” said George Sakellaris, president of Ameresco. “His commitment to improving the learning environment for students and staff will enable us to strengthen our service to school districts throughout Missouri.”

Dr. Chambers served as superintendent of schools in both Missouri and Illinois. He was awarded the prestigious Pearce Award during his tenure as superintendent of the Washington (MO) School District. Dr. Chambers was also named a Fulbright Scholar by the U.S. Office of Education.

Ameresco performs extensive services for public and private schools across North America, helping reduce energy costs by as much as 40 percent and contributing significantly to the renewal of building infrastructure. It is the industry leader in integrating renewable energy resources and risk management into a performance-based approach that maximizes the operation of its clients’ energy assets.

Ameresco increased its client base substantially in the Midwest U.S. as a result of its acquisition of Exelon Solutions in June.

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Release Date: 9/20/2004