Franklin Energy Announces Founder Paul Schueller Moving to Board of Directors, Industry Veteran Jim Madej New CEO

July 20, 2020


PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. – Franklin Energy and AM Conservation Group, the leading demand-side management firm in the utility industry, announced today the appointment of Jim Madej as the company’s new chief executive officer. Madej succeeds founder Paul Schueller, who has served as CEO since Franklin Energy’s inception in 1994 and recently announced his transition to the company’s board of directors.

Madej will guide the strategic direction and lead the executive teams of Franklin Energy and AM Conservation Group. With more than 30 years in the energy industry, Madej brings an extensive background in business transformation, operational leadership, energy efficiency and customer experience.

“I’m happy to welcome Jim into our Franklin Energy and AM Conservation Group family,” said Schueller. “It was important for us to find someone with industry experience, who fits into our culture and could help our exceptional team continue to evolve. Stepping back isn’t easy, but I am confident that Jim will take the reins and continue to push this organization forward, while holding true to our core focus.”

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