Prelude Systems, Inc. named Allen Ray its electrical business development manager for the Consortia product. He will be introducing Consortia's advanced object oriented technology, based on IBM Websphere Business Components, to the electrical industry. Before joining Prelude Systems, Allen worked at Trade-Power/Trade Service Corporation. Allen's previous position at Trade Power/Trade Service was National Account Manager. He has a B.S. in Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M University. Allen has been involved in the industrial distribution marketplace for over twenty years.