Alan Ross is Vice President of Risk & Reliability at SD Myers. SD Myers' half-century of innovation in transformer maintenance, training and equipment provides clients with the expertise and protection needed to maximize the life of their power transformers. Alan is responsible for developing and executing SD Myers' long-term strategies and next-generation leadership for all operating units, domestically and internationally. He also serves as the Chair of the Smart Grid Working Group for SMRP and the Chair of the Electric Power Reliability Summit (EPRS). He completed his undergraduate work in Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology and his MBA from Georgia State University.