Electrical People: Van Meter names new CEO

Van Meter Inc. (Cedar Rapids, Iowa): Lura McBride has been appointed president and CEO by the company’s board of directors. She joined Van Meter in 2008 as V.P. of organizational effectiveness and was promoted to COO in 2010. Prior to joining Van Meter, McBride worked at Accenture in Chicago. She has a business degree from the University of Iowa and a Mini MBA from Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

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