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Business Leaders Discuss Going Green at UNH CEO Forum
May 6
Apr 19, 2010

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DURHAM, N.H. – Tom Sullivan, president of Sullivan Construction, and Scott Albert, Northeast regional manager of GDS Associates, will discuss how to identify opportunities to implement energy efficient improvements to businesses at the next University of New Hampshire CEO Forum Thursday, May 6, 2010.

The program begins at 8 a.m. with coffee and networking, with breakfast to follow at 8:30 a.m. The program at the New England Center begins at 9 a.m.

Albert will provide insight into reasons why businesses might implement energy efficient or renewable energy projects. Sullivan will discuss types of green projects and provide specific examples of how they are accomplished.

Sullivan is president of Sullivan Construction in Bedford, which specializes in commercial construction projects throughout New England. The company’s offices are the first LEED-certified platinum commercial interior offices in the state. The company also has three LEED registered projects under way, including the 25,000-square-foot addition to the Passport Center in Pease. Sullivan is a graduate of the UNH Whittemore School of Business and Economics.

Albert is principle and manager of GDS’s Northeast region. GDS is a 170-person firm that provides energy engineering and consulting services to clients throughout the region and nationwide.

Initiated in 1997, the UNH CEO Forum is an outreach program of the UNH Whittemore School of Business and Economics and the UNH Graduate School serving CEOs, presidents, and senior managers of companies in northern New England. The forum provides its members with opportunities to meet and exchange ideas with their peers in business and industry in an informal setting. The UNH CEO Forum is sponsored by the law firm of Pierce Atwood, Ocean Bank and Snowden Associates. For more information about the CEO Forum, visit

Please register for the forum by Thursday, April 29, 2010. To register for the forum or become a member of the UNH CEO Forum, call Barbara Draper at 603-862-1107, or e-mail her at The event is free to members and $49 for nonmembers.

The University of New Hampshire, founded in 1866, is a world-class public research university with the feel of a New England liberal arts college. A land, sea, and space-grant university, UNH is the state's flagship public institution, enrolling more than 12,200 undergraduate and 2,200 graduate students.



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