Alicia Ortega

Energy & Engineering Panel

Recorded Saturday February, 20th 2021

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Alicia Ortega is a Director in the Operations organization at Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM). Before taking on the role of Director, Alicia worked in several different positions throughout the company. She began her career at PNM as a temporary employee in the natural gas division assisting customers to convert from propane to natural gas. She eventually became a full-time employee as an administrator in the construction department and worked her way to her current position. Alicia has made significant contributions at PNM which include standing up a Project Management department and a Commissioning group. Prior to her employment at PNM, Mrs. Ortega served in the United States Air Force receiving the Air Force Achievement Medal, the Air Force Good Conduct Medal, and the National Defense Medal. As a lifelong learner, Alicia has her MBA, a certification in Six Sigma and is a certified Project Management Professional. She is currently looking to return to school to complete a degree in Electrical Engineering. Alicia hopes to one day use her project management and leadership skills to take charge at home instead of being bossed around by her 4 pound Yorkie, Gia.