Janette Cruz

Janette Cruz joined SMUD in 2015 as an enterprise performance planning coordinator before quickly becoming the senior enterprise performance planning coordinator in the Planning, Pricing & Enterprise Performance group overseeing SMUD’s Enterprise Metrics and facilitating the governance for their Enterprise Projects. Since joining SMUD, she helped develop the framework for SMUD’s Enterprise Performance Goals tracking and reporting and is currently leading the implementation of the Project Portfolio Management (PPM) tool that gives us the capability to streamline and consolidate enterprise project details and coordination.

Cruz’s professional & community involvement includes:
•Vice-Chair, Metro Edge Emerge Summit Committee, Sacramento Metro Edge Leadership Council
•Women in Leadership Liaison & Selection Committee co-Chair of the UC Davis Graduate School of Management Alumni Association Board
•Board Member, SMUD Young Professionals Employee Resource Group
•Committee Member, Western Energy Institute’s Project Management Conference Planning Committee
•Committee Member, Sacramento SPCA External Committee
•Senior Fellow, Nehemiah Emerging Leaders Program, Class IX
•Motivational Speaker, Fall 2020 BOLD Speaker Series

Cruz was also recently recognized by the Sacramento Business Journal as part of their 2020 40 Under 40 award.

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