Kurt Zuch is a Co-founder at Five Point Partners, LLC and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Zuch has nearly 20 years of utility industry and entrepreneurial experience. He began his career with Andersen Consulting’s (now Accenture) information systems consulting practice in Washington, DC. Identifying a market opportunity for utility consulting services, he founded Pathways Consulting in late 1994. In late 1999, he joined Excelergy Corporation and served as Vice President of Professional Services and Head of the Atlanta office. He then joined Novient, Inc. in 2000 as Vice President of Professional Services. Mr. Zuch served as Senior Vice President of Operations in 2001, responsible for managing and coordinating all operational activities, including Software Development, Professional Services, IT, and Product Support. During the sale of Novient, he relaunched in the consulting business as the Founder and Managing Partner of Capstone Consulting Partners, Inc. He served as Senior Vice President at Alliance Data responsible for Strategy and Mergers & Acquisitions for the Utility Services Division. He serves as Director of First Century Energy Holdings, Inc. Mr. Zuch has a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from Virginia Tech.