Prescott Logan, general manager of General Electric Co.’s Energy
Storage Technologies, will be the keynote speaker at the Annual Business Campaign (ABC) kickoff breakfast on Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at College Park Hall.
Logan will discuss GE’s new industrial battery plant in Schenectady and manufacturing the next generation of industrial energy storage. The plant, which is scheduled to be operational next month, will employ more than 300 people to make nickel-sodium batteries used to power electric cars and locomotives.
Logan has held a number of management positions with GE. He received a B.A. in Economics from Yale University and an M.B.A. at the Kellogg School of Management.
The ABC breakfast is a thank you to the supporters of the scholarship fund. Since 1993, hundreds of local businesses have contributed to the fund, which provides scholarships to students from Albany, Columbia, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schoharie and Schenectady counties.
ABC’s chair is Richard Fuerst '96, of Higgins, Roberts, Beyerl & Coan.