How I can help you

VP Sales and Marketing with GE and several other companies, started up and acquired businesses for Chairman of Kentucky Utilities, ran $500 million business unit, on Board of Directors of numerous nonprofits, Score counselor for 15 years.

Expert counselor in marketing and sales, buying or selling a business, nonprofits, and strategy and planning. 

Counsels M-F on Zoom or phone.

Detailed resume as follows:

  •  25 years with GE ending as VP Sales for major Utility and Industrial customers in the energy, environmental and automation fields.
  •  VP, Sales and Marketing for a $1.0 billion company in the energy and environmental fields. Managed nationwide sales force, ran a $500 million environmental unit, and was responsible for a national marketing effort. Sat on the Operating Board of Directors.
  •  Started up and acquired energy related businesses for the Chairman and CEO of a major energy company, Kentucky Utilities.
  •  VP, Sales and Marketing for a company in the energy field, Duke Energy, that grew from 100 to 1000 people in 2 years.
  •  Consulted with over 1000 small businesses and 300 nonprofits as a member of Score and the Executive Service Corps over the last 15 years.
  •  Sat on the Board of Directors of 7 nonprofits.

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Non-Profit
  • Business Operations
  • Sales, Marketing & Public Relations

Industry Experience

  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Nonprofit, Public and Professional Organizations


BSEE plus MBA level training with GE

Rod Houston

Communication Methods

  • In Person
  • Phone
  • Video