- Elisabeth Brinton
- Chief Customer Officer
- Sacramento Municipal Utilities District
Elisabeth Brinton is Chief Customer Officer at the Sacramento Municipal Utilities District. She reports to the general manager and since 2008 has been responsible for marketing, communications, public affairs and business development. In January, her leadership expanded to the rest of the retail electric business, including customer operations, customer service, programs, planning and account management. Prior to joining SMUD, she was senior vice president of PRIDE Industries. Earlier she was a member of the founding executive team of Loudcloud, helping to take that company public in 2001, and CEO of her own public relations and advertising agency serving global consumer brands such as NIKE, Phillips Electronics, and PepsiCo. She holds a bachelor’s degree with a triple major from Principia College in Illinois and is a Harry S. Truman Presidential Fellow.