Employee Spotlight: JD Dodson

Employee Spotlight: JD Dodson

At Rapid Power Management, we realize that it’s our employees who truly make our business “work.” Without the combined talents and skills of our team members, RPM would not be the company that it is today. In light of this, we’d like to take a few moments to introduce you to a few of the folks that make up the RPM family.

It’s time to meet our fearless leader, James “JD” Dodsonpresident and owner of Rapid Power Management.

James Dodson

Fast Facts

■ Founded RPM in June of 2002.

■ Has a BBA in marketing from the University of Houston–Clear Lake and an MBA in international business management from the University of Texas at Dallas

■ Became a Certified Energy Manager in December of 2006 and a Certified Lighting Efficiency Professional in 2007.

■ Worked as a salesman and company representative for Reliant Energy before the power industry was deregulated.

Fun Facts

■ Was in a break-dancing group when he was 14.

■ Loves chocolate.

■ Is an avid golfer.

■ Once worked as a porter in a bowling alley.

■ Said “Pure West Texas—gentle, sweet and loving,” when we asked him to describe his wife.

Inquiring Minds Want to Know…

How do you define “success”?
“When I get a good night’s sleep because I have no worries.”

What do you think is the most important innovation that you’ve witnessed in your lifetime?
“Tough question; I really don’t know. But I do love the safety aspect of hands-free calling in the car.”

What is your personal motto?
“More Energy Than an Electron.”

If you could pick one theme for RPM to turn into a book, what would it be?
“I’d choose our company mission statement: ‘Educating Our Clients to Make Smarter Energy Decisions.’”

What are your hopes for the future of the energy industry?
“[More widespread use of] efficient technology. I love how the possibilities for making our country less wasteful just keep on growing.”

What three words would you choose to describe Rapid Power Management?
“Educational. Passionate. Hard-working.”


For more information about JD (and the rest of the Rapid Power Management team), please visit our Staff page. And to learn about how RPM can help your business save money and optimize its power usage, contact us today!

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