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About Geltz Communications

Geltz Communications is a Pasadena, California-based marketing communications firm specializing in energy efficiency and sustainability.In December 2012, Geltz Communications was acquired by BKi. The valuation of Geltz Communications was undisclosed. Other terms of the deal were not released.

Geltz Communications Headquarter Location

133 N Electric Drive

Pasadena, California, 91103,

United States

626-568-8412

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BKi Acquires Geltz Communications

Dec 11, 2012

Geltz Communications Founder Christine Geltz Named BKi Director of Marketing Communications December 06, 2012 02:12 PM Eastern Standard Time OAKLAND, Calif.--( BUSINESS WIRE )--BKi ( www.bki.com ), a leader in moving energy and environmental innovations into practical use, announced today that it has acquired Geltz Communications, Inc., a Pasadena, California-based marketing communications firm specializing in energy efficiency and sustainability. Geltz founder and president Christine Geltz has been named BKi’s director of marketing communications. “Having Christine and Geltz Communications as part of our team allows BKi to further develop our efficiency program marketing services and expand into new customer segments, technologies, and territories,” said Brian Gitt, partner and vice president at BKi. “Christine’s expertise will support BKi’s commitment to providing solutions for our clients.” Spanning more than 22 years, Ms. Geltz’s energy services career features high-profile experience in strategic marketing planning, integrated marketing and community outreach, creative oversight, new media integration, and behavioral program launches. Ms. Geltz has developed and implemented award-winning initiatives and strategies for investor-owned and municipal utilities throughout the western states and New York. Her firm has also provided customer recruitment, marketing, and implementation support to the nation’s leading energy technology providers and consulting firms. Ms. Geltz served as chair of the communications task force of the Association of Energy Services Professionals, and later served on AESP’s board of directors and won its B.H. Prasad Award for Outstanding Contributions. Ms. Geltz graduated with a bachelor’s degree magna cum laude in education and French from Concordia University, Chicago, and a master’s degree magna cum laude in communications and public relations from California State University, Fullerton. “BKi’s expertise, dedication, and achievements in energy and environmental services are a natural fit for Geltz’s philosophy and clients,” said Ms. Geltz. “I am honored and very enthusiastic to be taking on this new role.” “Christine is the ideal person to augment BKi’s ‘moving innovations into actions’ mission,” said Brian Gitt. “She and her team bring robust capabilities in community outreach, small commercial programs, demand response, and smart grid programs that will build on BKi’s already strong presence in the market.” About BKi Building on 30 years of energy consulting experience, BKi continues to pioneer and move energy and environmental innovations into use to tackle critical challenges of our modern world. The company delivers solutions related to energy efficiency in buildings, alternative fuel transportation, and fossil fuel power plant performance and environmental control. The firm serves a broad range of governmental and utility clients at the federal, state, and local level. Working from three offices in California, BKi’s 40 staff members offer expertise in large-scale program design and implementation, engineering-economic evaluations, new technology R&D and commercialization strategic planning, best practices benchmarking, and marketing communications. In addition, BKi is involved in energy policy development at the state and federal levels and provides thought leadership in energy and environmental sustainability. To learn more about BKi, visit www.bki.com . Contacts Brian Gitt, (510) 463-6114 Release Summary Energy consultancy BKi announced it acquired Geltz Communications, Inc, marketing firm specializing in energy efficiency. Geltz president Christine Geltz is now BKi director marketing communications. Sharing

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