Sayuri Yamada - Director, New Mexico Governmental Affairs and Santa Fe Community Relations, PNM Resources
Sayuri Yamada is director of New Mexico governmental affairs and Santa Fe community relations for PNM Resources. She also serves as vice president of PNM Resources Foundation. She is the co-founder of PNM Resources’ IDEA program which provides up and coming company leaders with a deeper understanding of the business while expanding professional networks throughout the company. Prior to joining PNM Resources in October 2006, Sayuri was vice president of governmental affairs for the Association of Commerce and Industry, New Mexico’s state-wide chamber of commerce. Previous experience includes 15 years as the business development manager for Yamada Science & Art Corporation, an international high-tech software company based in Los Alamos/Santa Fe. Sayuri holds a BS in business from Baylor University.
She attended the Utility Executive Course in 2009.