CVCC Announces Addition of Former Duke Energy Exec

Catawba Valley Community College News Release

Keith Sipe

Catawba Valley Community College recently announced that Keith Sipe has assumed responsibilities as Director of Business & Industry Services for the college’s Workforce Development & Innovation Center.

Sipe brings more than 38 years of expertise in operations, project management, continuous improvement and supply chain leadership with Duke Energy. He joined Duke in 1978 and worked in various management positions. He was a director of Duke Energy’s Environmental Laboratories, then assumed responsibilities as Director of Operational Excellence for Duke’s Fossil-Hydro Generation division. He recently retired from Duke as Manager of Business Performance Excellence.

Sipe earned a bachelor of science in chemistry at UNC Chapel Hill and a master’s of business administration at Queens University in Charlotte.

As Director of Business & Industry, Sipe is part of the Continuing Education Center at CVCC working to identify continuing education requirements for manufacturers throughout Catawba and Alexander Counties.

For more information about business or industry training programs offered by CVCC, contact Sipe at 828-327-7000, ext. 4613 , or visit the website at CVCC – Workforce Development & Continuing Education.