Theresa M. Gage was named Vice President of External Affairs and Corporate Communications in January 2015. She oversees Internal and External Corporate Communications, Government Relations and Client Services.
Ms. Gage joined ERCOT as Government Relations Manager in 2006. In 2010, she was promoted to Director of Corporate Communications.
Ms. Gage has 15 years of experience in the electric power industry. She previously served as the Director of Governmental Relations at the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC). Prior to joining the PUC, Ms. Gage served as a policy analyst for the Texas Senate Economic Development Committee.
Ms. Gage has also worked on insurance and consumer issues for Texas Watch, a non-partisan advocacy group. She started her career covering Arkansas and Texas politics for the Texarkana Gazette, a daily newspaper.
She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Journalism and earned a Master of Public Affairs degree from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs.