Electric Power Engineers is pleased to welcome Dana Smola to its executive leadership team as Chief People Officer. Dana will oversee all human resources functions including recruiting, training and development, employee engagement, benefits, and compliance.

“Dana has extensive knowledge in all areas of human resources management,” said Hala Ballouz, President and CEO of Electric Power Engineers. “Her expertise in aligning human resources competencies and strategic business decisions is a valuable addition to our growing team.”

Dana Smola has over 25 years of experience in Human Resources, with more than 16 years leading initiatives for AEC companies. With an extensive knowledge of employee relations, regulatory compliance, and benefits program management, she has been recognized for her leadership aligning HR competencies with effective business strategy. She has served as Vice President & Director of HR and Corporate Compliance Officer for nationally recognized firms.

Dana is a graduate of San Diego State University, earning a B.A. in psychology with a focus on organizational development. She holds certifications as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and from the Society for Human Resources Certified Professional (SHRM-CP).

Dana strongly believes that people are the core to achieving great results and the heart of great organizations. Dana resides in Spicewood with her husband of 25 years and is a proud Aggie parent of two sons. Electric Power Engineers is growing—learn more about our job openings and benefits.