Sam Uyeno works with municipal and investor-owned utilities to perform comprehensive organizational and business process assessments, detailed business case analyses, statistical analyses, and strategic planning to deliver transformational initiatives.
Sam’s unique blend of engineering, military operations, and business experience provides a well-rounded platform for approaching diverse projects and enables him to examine complex issues from various perspectives. His expertise spans a wide array of industry mandates, including electric grid modernization, rate case development, regulatory filing and compliance, project controls, customer data sharing, and customer engagement planning.
Sam joined West Monroe Partners in 2015 from Southern California Edison, an investor-owned electric utility company. He led the finance and project controls team for the company’s largest capital transmission and substation projects and was responsible for ensuring successful project development and execution, accurate financial forecasting, and cost recovery through state and federal regulatory commissions.
Previously, Sam served in the U.S. Navy as a submarine officer and civil engineering officer.
Sam earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from California State Polytechnic University-Pomona and a Master of Business Administration degree with emphasis in Finance and Project Management from the University of California, Irvine. He also attended the Naval Nuclear Power School.