Electrotech, an independent manufacturers' rep based in Minneapolis, has hired Jim Lynch as the new Wisconsin territory utility account manager. He will be responsible for managing utility accounts in Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. For the first seven years of his career, Lynch managed accounts in the commercial industrial marketplaces. He came to the electric utility industry in 1997 and spent the following thirteen years successfully managing utility accounts in this same territory for another firm He is a longstanding officer of the Wisconsin Utility Suppliers Association, and is involved with the Electrical Equipment Representatives Association (EERA). He holds a B.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.