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 led 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:
•Public Governor Appointed Board Member, State of California Board of Chiropractic Examiners (Chair, Governance Committee)
•Board Member, SMUD Young Professionals Employee Resource Group
•Senior Fellow, Nehemiah Emerging Leaders Program, Class IX
•2022 Chair, Metro Edge Emerge Summit Committee, Sacramento Metro Edge Leadership Council
•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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