Shannon Wall, PE, is an Advisory Services Principal at HDR, Inc. She is a licensed electrical engineer with over 31 years of experience in the utility industry. Shannon’s experience ranges from technical engineering to senior management roles and she has worked in the public utility sector and in private consulting. For the past 15 years she has been leading asset management program development, focused on infrastructure investment planning with incorporation of best practices asset management principles such as life cycle risk-based asset strategies, governance and organizational development, and ensuring support and alignment with strategic priorities and initiatives. Shannon is passionate about working in a field that provides a service that is essential to our quality of life. She is dedicated to mentoring and supporting aspiring leaders and building a more diverse and equitable workforce in the utility industry.
In her presentation, Shannon will discuss the changes happening in the energy industry, including grid modernization, transportation electrification, carbon-free goals, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives that create new opportunities for individuals and our communities.