Brian Bunte, Director Utilities Services Brian Bunte offers over 30 years of experience in engineering analysis, program management, industry leadership, performance metric development, and educational system design. He is a member of the IEEE 1547 CASCADE working group and the IEEE Smart Grid Education committee. Mr. Bunte supports Green Business Certification Inc. as an electricity supply and delivery system expert and the education lead for the Performance Excellence in Electricity Renewal (PEER) standard. Prior to working for GBCI, he was a member of the Perfect Power Institute, which was created as an offshoot of the Galvin Electricity Initiative. In this position, he assisted with the development of the PEER standard, including analysis of industry data, creation of electrical system analysis tools, and development of education materials. Mr. Bunte’s past work experience also includes more than 20 years as a technical specialist, an engineering manager, and a site business operations manager in the electric power generation industry. Brian started his career with five years as a Navy officer at the Division of Naval Reactors working on the propulsion plant designs of nuclear vessels. He has an MBA, a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, and a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Illinois, Urbana.