Elaina Ball

Elaina Ball leads Enterprise Risk Management & Solutions, Strategic Alignment Planning & Performance, and Corporate Development for CPS Energy, the nation’s largest municipally owned combined electric and natural gas utility. She has over 17 years of experience working with both investor-owned and public power utility companies. She has provided effective leadership in power generation, transmission & distribution, market operations, technology, and business development functions.

She has previously held executive positions at Fayetteville PWC, El Paso Electric, Austin Energy, and Entergy. She also has extensive leadership experience with the South Texas Project (STP), having served on its Board of Directors, Owners’ Committee, and Benefits Committee. 

Elaina has been actively engaged with multiple industry organizations, including the Rocky Mountain Electrical League, the Association of Women in Energy, and the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) Board of Directors. She has also served with many community non-profits such as the Austin Science Education Foundation, El Pasoans Fighting Hunger, and Fayetteville Tech Community College.

Elaina holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. She is also a graduate of the University of Idaho Utility Energy Executive program and a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.

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