Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Ex-PNM Chief Goes Global.(Metropolitan)

Byline: Dan McKay

Where Are They Now?

* Jerry Geist works on worldwide energy projects

A decade after retiring from Public Service Company of New Mexico, Jerry Geist is still quenching his thirst for energy projects now, on a global stage.

Geist, the controversial former chairman of PNM, is spending his time these days working with Santa Fe Center Enterprises, a company he started in 1990.

The company works primarily on overseas projects ranging from a power plant in Pakistan to a study of Egypt's electric system, Geist said.

He calls the work "very satisfying."

"I enjoy seeing the different cultures and the people," Geist said. …

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