Sallie Rainer serves as president and chief executive officer of Entergy Texas, Inc., an electric utility that serves more than 430,000 customers in 27 Southeast Texas counties.
As president and chief executive officer for Entergy Texas, she is responsible for the company's electric distribution system, customer service, economic development, regulatory and governmental affairs, as well as the company's financial performance.
Rainer came to work for Entergy Corporation in 1984 in the company's generation planning department. She held various management roles in long-term system planning before being promoted to director of regulatory affairs and energy settlements. Before being named to her current role at Entergy Texas, Rainer served as vice president, federal policy.
Rainer currently serves as a member of the board of directors for Interfaith of The Woodlands as well as the Greater Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce. She is also a member of the United Way of Greater Houston Montgomery County Regional Council and the Texas Children’s Hospital Ambassadors and Leadership Cabinet.
A native of Louisiana, Rainer holds a bachelor's degree in engineering technology from Louisiana State University and a master's in business administration from Texas A&M University.