Episode 36: Preparing Your Business to Be Sustainable
What You Will Learn:
- How to prepare for the coming sustainability movement
- How does sustainability affect business owners
- How to get ahead of sustainability
- Who should be on your energy team
In the latest episode of GWP’s Constructing Brands podcast, Jim Mumm, CEO of Sunlight Energy Group, discusses how to stay ahead of the energy movement and prepare your business to be sustainable.
About Jim Mumm
Jim, a Certified Energy Procurement Professional and a Certified Energy Manager, has spent his 37-year career either leading companies or helping senior executives improve their bottom line results. He started in business by working his way up through a variety of positions with a large grocery chain over a 12-year period, where he served as store director of 3 incrementally larger stores before becoming an executive at the chains headquarters.
He went on to lead the national and private brand sales efforts for a major division of Sara Lee with key account responsibilities for Wal-mart, Food Lion, and Stop & Shop, he served as Director of Sales for electronic solutions at News American Marketing specializing in loyalty marketing and stored value systems. Jim then became Director of Sales for a technology firm, Vice President of Sales for a firm providing electronic marketing solutions, and SVP of Sales and Marketing for the leading provider of e-Marketing and e-Commerce solutions to the grocery industry. In 2006, he created 1st Wave Sales & Marketing, an IT sales and marketing firm.
Jim holds a BBA in Marketing, an MBA in Management, and a Masters of Science in Business Computer Information Systems. He is also a CEP (Certified Energy Procurement Professional) and a CEM (Certified Energy Manager), two of the highest designations in the energy industry. Jim loves mentoring and teaching people to reach their full potential, and is a devout Christian.