Essentially, Beacom Energy, Inc. is an energy marketing company that assists private and public sector customers in procuring their electricity and natural gas. More than that, Beacom Energy is a marketer that assists clients with larger energy demands purchase power in the wholesale market, manage risk and plan for what comes next. Additionally, we provide project management and distribution services.
Beacom Energy, Inc. was founded in 2000 by Jean Beacom, and has since helped over 2,000 public and private retail commercial and industrial customers, contributing to the procurement and management of over $1 Billion of energy consumption, auditing, projects and distribution needs.
Beacom Energy is a certified Women-owned Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women's Business Development Center-WBENC (WBDC-WBENC), National Women's Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC), the State of Illinois – Business Enterprise Program (BEP-FBE) and Cook County (WBE). Beacom Energy is an approved wholesale power marketer by FERC as an electric power provider, and is a PJM Interconnection member.
We believe in Accessible, Educated Partners.
WE ARE PARTNERS. Goal one is to create measurable value for our "Partners." With your success comes our success.
BE THE BEST. Dedicated to being "The Best Decision" in our industry, Beacom Energy supports professional and personal growth of its Advisors with continued education and community involvement.
YOU HAVE CHOICES. We realize that each customer's first choice is based in the question: Who can we trust to work in the best interest of OUR company? Our Partners must come to know we are their Best Decision. Equality, Honesty and Respect drive our behavior and corporate culture.
Beacom Energy focuses on excellence in quality, timely deliveries, industry expertise, teamwork, diversity and continuous improvement. Our services, sound business practices, character development and technical training demonstrate our tenets of our philosophy. We strive to be YOUR Best Decision.
Risk tolerance, financial needs, usage trends, and seasonal changes influence your needs and make your situation unique. This is when you need your consultant to listen to you. Without a good, sound understanding, all the budgeting in the world won't achieve your goals.
Every business is different; every client has different objectives and needs. This is why you need someone who can examine the data, trends, and acuity of your particular business needs.
Our strategy for your energy procurement and management is to make sure we plan for long-term as well as short-term goals, while considering the contracts and trends that affect the mid-term transitions.
Even after you make the best decision for now, that doesn't mean your situation won't change. Beacom Energy will stay on top of YOUR accounts and invoices, market and regulatory changes, customer service, industry and political conditions, plus economic influences that will affect YOUR Goals.
Jean's career in energy began in 1997 in retail supply of natural gas with Amgas Retail, which was eventually purchased by MidAmerican Energy. In those early years, Jean learned a great deal about natural gas, metering, hedging, risk management, and how to better serve her clients.
In 2000, Jean leapt into business ownership as a independent consultant. Exclusive to one Alternative Retail Energy Supplier, Jean's exerience and knowledge of power markets grew, including municipal aggregation, state procurement and management contracts, LEED projects, distribution needs, and wholesale power purchasing. Throughout, she learned the benefits of sound decision-making and the values of loyalty and customer service in day-to-day business relationships.
2013 was another big year for Jean as her company transitioned to better serve her clients by contracting with additional energy suppliers, all of which are Fortune 1000 companies, offering a comprehensive list of products and programs for her clients' energy needs. Additionally, Beacom was certified as a Woman-owned Business Enterprise (WBE)."Jean was not only pleasant to work with but delivered excellent customer service and sales support."
Always valuing education, Jean received a Bachelor's degree in Advance Marketing from DePaul University (Chicago), and a Master's degree in Business Administration from the prestigious School of Brennan, Dominican University (River Forest, IL). Jean also received the professional certification of Energy Auditing from the University of Wisconsin, College of Engineering (Madison). This past year, Jean received her LEED Certification. Next, She will receive her AEE Certified Energy Manager designation.
Jean was recruited and agreed to be an Ambassador for NAWBO and its members. In association with DePaul University, Jean is passing along her business acumen to the next generation with the Young Entrepreneurs Mentorship.
Jean is married and the mother to three wonderful kids. In her spare time, Jean loves to golf, play tennis, read, and continues to learn professionally and personally as well as volunteering at her children's schools.
At the heart of our iniatives is the public contributions of private enterprise. Through the intersection of corporate responsibility, sustainability, policy, and development, we merge theory and practice, building leadership, dialogue and collaboration among business, government, civil society and academics.
As a successful woman-owned business enterprise (WBE), Beacom Energy is proud to provide additional avenues of growth for its Partners, often volunteering with trade associations and Universities in mentoring up-and-coming enterprenuers while introducing Partners to new quality services.
With your success comes our success. This means in our industry, in our network, in our business and in our community. We must say again: Goal One is to create measurable value for our "Partners" with every project, purchase, and plan that we help our Partners implement. As technology improves, so does accessibility to high-value, low-cost possibilities to satisfy your energy needs, social initiatives and financial fortitude.
We aspire enterprenuerism and equality in all industries, first and foremost focusing on the ideal of "the Best shall rise to the top". Sometimes, the best assistance a company can provide is its time, mentoring others in the community. Beacom solves ongoing issues and new problems that arrise for our Partners by looking at all options in technology, tapping new ideas and bringing a diverse cadre of Partners together for the benefit of our clients and our community.
Every business is different; every client has different objectives and needs. This is why our Partners trust us--a company who can examine the data, trends, and acuity of our Partners particular business model and project targets--to deliver discretionary and sustainable practices for their long-term strategy. Beacom adjusts to the needs of each Partner, helping our clients achieve their social and financial goals.
Built on the changing landscape of technology, Beacom provides services beyond supply side management, distribution, project management and energy analysis with strategic alliances. Beacom Energy has a global network with over 200 years of experience in construction, materials, forensic and compliance auditing, architecture and building forensics.
Professionals with immense experience working with organizations from myriad of industries, our Advisors generate financial and strategic benefit for your organization by leading you to cost-effective and sustainable solutions.Operations and Systems Analysis is only a small part of finding the potential savings Beacom can provide.
Buildings are living, breathing entities that need diligent planning to properly run, covering improvements, maintainence and repair.
Through our Strategic Alliances, Beacom can provide the following services:
Beacom Energy provides opportunities for Associations and Consortiums an exclusive partnership, or Affinity Program, with the sole purpose of reducing its members' energy costs.
Participation would be open to all members, with no out-of-pocket registration costs. Beacom envisions building long lasting customer relationships with existing and new members through outstanding customized service, while supporting the such Memberships.
Beacom Energy will provide individualized and custom analysis, pricing, service, purchasing and recommendations, including short- and long-term solutions, for each member company to reduce or maintain the most economical position with regard to their energy expenditures.
In addition to any reductions in Members' energy expenses, Beacom Energy would show our support by committing to advertising, attendance at events and volunteering as needed. Showing the value of our Alliance goes beyond the financial needs of its members and we would like to prove that under a proposed Affinity Program. For more information, Click Here.