June 2012

Burns & McDonnell Hires Mike Talboy for New Position

by The Burns & McDonnell Team June 29, 2012

We’re excited to announce that former Missouri House Minority Leader Mike Talboy has joined Burns & McDonnell as the company’s first director of governmental affairs. Mike began his new position earlier this month, a role that includes serving as Burns & McDonnell’s liaison with local, state and federal officials in support of the firm’s related […]

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Our 7 Favorite Things to Do in Kansas City

by The Burns & McDonnell Team June 28, 2012

The 2012 MLB All-Star Game is headed to Kansas City for the first time in nearly 40 years, so the metro area is preparing for a huge influx of out-of-town visitors. We’re always proud to have the national spotlight shine on our hometown, and we love showing off all that Kansas City has to offer. […]

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Grid Analytics and Smart Grid Technology [Webinar]

by The Burns & McDonnell Team June 22, 2012

Smart Grid technology and implementation not only provide a welcome upgrade for utility infrastructure — it also improves the quality of service and reliability for utility customers. And just as other forms of technology generate data and analytics, Smart Grid technology is no exception. In our next Game Changers webinar on June 25, Rich Gordus, […]

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Annual APPA Conference Convenes Today in Seattle

by The Burns & McDonnell Team June 18, 2012

Today we’re joining some of the biggest players in the public power industry at the 2012 American Public Power Association National Conference in Seattle. The conference connects hundreds of public power leaders — utility boards, mayors, city council members, utility executives, senior managers and industry partners — all gathered to address the challenges and critical […]

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Sustainability Summit Highlights Challenges, Success Stories

by The Burns & McDonnell Team June 14, 2012

Pursuing sustainable business practices has become a priority for organizations across all industries, whether they’re working to improve the bottom line, responding to consumer demand or both. Although companies have experienced varying degrees of success after identifying and implementing sustainability initiatives, the pursuit hasn’t been without challenges — and attendees of Burns & McDonnell’s annual […]

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