Ann Broussard
Office of NERC Compliance Business Developement Director 

Ann Broussard is Certrec's Office of NERC Compliance Business Development Director. During her more than 20-year utility industry career, Ann has been instrumental in the market adoption of many smart grid solutions with market leaders such as AEP, Entergy, FirstEnergy, CenterPoint, PPL, Oncor, SRP, ERCOT, and more than 40 cooperative and municipal electric, gas, and water utilities.

As Business Development Director for the Office of NERC Compliance, Ann helps NERC Compliance Managers better manage the impact of the NERC regulatory process, communicate more effectively with Regulators, avoid fines, and ensure system reliability through Certrec's proven Internal Compliance Program suite of solutions.

Previously, Ann served as Director of Strategic Business Development for Cooper Power Systems, a $1.5B division of Cooper Industries. While there, Ann was responsible for executive-level business development, business case selling, and strategic alliance, distributor, and vendor management, earning her the Top Performer of the Year award for 2010.

Prior to Cooper, Ann was a top producing Account Executive with Aclara Technologies where she was instrumental in market adoption of powerline communications, AMI, and Demand Response solutions.

A Chemical Engineer with a minor in Nuclear Engineering, and holder of an M.B.A in International Business and Marketing, Ann is a frequent industry speaker and technology advocate for state utility regulatory agencies, including the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Louisiana Public Service Commission.