Sponsor Feature: CPS Energy

Maria Garcia leads our Supply Chain team toward their goal of making our business practices easier – for both internal and external customers.

Garcia has been with CPS Energy since 1999, most recently serving as Vice President of Community Engagement & Corporate Responsibility. She’s also served in a variety of positions specific to Supply Chain, Customer Service & Gas Delivery, Key Account Management, and Community Engagement.

In 2009, she led the utility’s creation of Casa Verde SA, which provides weatherization services to income-qualifying families.  She established CRU in 2014, and delivered the mobile customer service unit, Mobile Support Center (MSC), in 2017.

Garcia has a Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Business Administration from the University of the Incarnate Word.  She is a graduate of the Executive Education Program at Rice University, in addition to Leadership San Antonio, and she serves on various community boards in San Antonio.

Participating in the 2nd Annual Construction Conference aligns with CPS Energy’s People First commitment to Supplier Development. We are neighbors, we care, and we want to help. We can’t guarantee a contract, but we want to give suppliers great opportunities!

The relationship between CPS Energy’s Supply Chain business and our customers is unique. We recognize that many owners or employees of our suppliers are also our residential customers. We care about our community on every level, so we are always looking for ways to partner with our suppliers, while never losing sight of the fact that they may also be our customers.

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