ATLANTA, GA – January 15, 2020 – Red Clay Consulting, a solutions implementer that helps utilities modernize through technology solutions and a Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork, announced Lynne Powers as the executive director of sales and marketing, as well as the hire of Jim Anderson as director of business development.

Powers, who originally joined Red Clay in late 2018, is expanding her responsibilities to lead business development and marketing initiatives. With more than 25 years of experience including consulting, management, and strategic leadership, Ms. Powers has driven revenue based on transformational customer experiences and high levels of customer satisfaction. At Red Clay, she works with clients to design and implement productivity improvements, adopt best practice, achieve operational gains, and improve the overall utility customer experience with her keen eye for operational analytics and metrics.

Mr. Anderson will enable strategic growth for Red Clay in targeted segments of the utility market. He has more than 30 years of experience in the CIS industry, including a proven track record of large-scale utility information system analysis, multi-tiered IT projects, application implementation and business development consulting in the utilities space. Mr. Anderson held various positions at Sierra Pacific Power Company and MidAmerican Energy, as well as private-sector experience managing the CIS business at Hansen Technologies (now Infor). He has also served as a senior consultant for AAC Utility Partners, providing utilities with technology selection and advisory services.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Jim to the team and to expand Lynne’s impact across our go-to-market strategy,” said Paul Marnell, CEO at Red Clay Consulting. “Jim brings deep industry experience that will help strengthen our position as a leading Oracle Utilities implementer. Lynne’s expertise in utility program management will continue to expand Red Clay’s leadership position in meter-to-cash projects.”

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As utilities navigate new expectations and demands, they require expert partners committed to their success. Red Clay Consulting is a Gold level Oracle partner and solutions implementer that leads clients through utility transformation, leveraging Oracle Cloud Utilities Solutions and backed by a zero-fail reputation. For more information, visit


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