Wanda Reder, is the Chief Strategy Officer at S&C Electric Company. Prior to S&C, Wanda was the Vice President of T&D Asset Management at Exelon where she had responsibility for asset investment strategy, standards, engineering, planning, reliability and work management in Chicago and Philadelphia. Wanda has been instrumental in leading S&C into the wind, solar and the energy storage market. She capitalized on S&C’s protection and control products and technical expertise in engineering and design, relaying, protection and coordination to build a world class service business that has been actively designing, installing and monitoring systems for utilities and renewable developers. They are also recognized as a pioneer in utility-sized storage application.
Wanda was the first female president of the IEEE Power & Energy Society. She has served on IEEE Board as a Director for the last two years and is on the IEEE Foundation Board. Wanda was named a Distinguished Engineer at South Dakota State University in 2007, became an IEEE Fellow in 2012 and received the IEEE Power & Energy Society Leadership and Meritorious Service Awards in 2012 and 2013 respectively. In recognition for exemplary service, she received the IEEE TAB Hall of Honor Award in 2013 and the IEEE Richard M. Emberson Award in 2014.
She is a candidate for the 2017 IEEE President-Elect, a member of the US Department of Energy’s Electricity Advisory Committee and was recently elected to the National Academy of Engineering.