Our Presenters


Dave Defide, Sr. Manager, Customer Programs at Duquesne Light Company

Dave Defide is responsible for Duquesne Light’s Energy Efficiency (ACT 129) and Income Eligible programs. These programs help customers conserve energy while lowering their electricity costs. Duquesne Light invites residential, commercial and industrial customers to take advantage of a wide range of energy efficiency measures. Dave graduated from Robert Morris University with an MBA and has been in the energy efficiency and conservation field for over 22 years.



Kim Johnson, Key Account Manager, Northeast, Apogee Interactive 

Kim Johnson has spent over 25 years in technology sales. Prior to joining Apogee, she held the position of Vice President of National Accounts for GTxcel, a Massachusetts based digital publishing software provider advising digital strategy and execution of solutions to meet customers’ goals. Prior to GTxcel, Kim held leadership positions at the Sayers Group and NEC Computer Systems Division. Kim served on the Board of Directors for Association Media & Publishing and is a thought leader and industry speaker.

Kim holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders from the University of New Hampshire.

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