Melinda Montgomery Biography

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Melinda Montgomery is the Senior Director of Engineering & Advanced Analytics with SERC Reliability Corporation, a nonprofit corporation responsible for promoting and improving the reliability, adequacy, and critical infrastructure protection of the bulk power system in all or portions of 16 Southeastern and Central states.

In this role, she provides leadership to the Advanced Analytics department, the Reliability Assessment and Performance Analysis and the Technical Services departments which support the SERC Technical Committees and subgroups.  She is responsible for oversight of data collection, systems support, as well as support for the teams that develop planning models and perform engineering studies and assessments.

Prior to joining SERC, Ms. Montgomery was the Manager of Transmission Planning at Entergy Arkansas. Her background includes 20 years of industry experience in system operations and planning.

Melinda obtained a PhD in Electrical Engineering, and a Master of Science in Engineering from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree from Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tennessee.