After fifteen years, Scott Miller left Reliant Energy in July 2008 to create an independent governmental affairs firm. He joined TSG 5 years ago and brings with a wealth of experience, knowledge and contacts.
He is an expert on legislative and regulatory policies, practices and strategies with extensive experience in such industries as electric power, transportation, human resources, oil & gas, environmental, tax, education, insurance, health care, economic development and criminal justice.
Scott previously worked for Reliant Energy from September 1993 to early July 2008 as Director of Public and Government Relations. During that timeframe, he managed and coordinated all legislative strategies and activities on a variety of issues ranging from retail electricity to taxes and environmental issues. Part of his responsibilities also involved public relations including the development of strategies, policies, press releases and contacts with the media. Mr. Miller was instrumental in successfully pass a comprehensive electric deregulation bill in 1999 (SB 7) and successfully defeated all adverse legislation that would have negatively impacted Reliant Energy by over $1 billion cumulatively.
Scott has dealt extensively with the Public Utility Commissioners on a wide array of electric issues which included renewables, power plant recovery costs, transmission line certification applications, consumer complaints, environmental impacts, rate case and tariff proceeding. He has excellent relationships with the Public Utility Commissioners and their staff involving regulatory proceedings and has similar experience with other state agencies such as the Texas Department of Insurance, Land Commission, Secretary of State, Comptroller, Agriculture Commission, Health and Human Services Commission, Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, among others.