ACEF Speaker

Tami Reynolds

Cyber Risk Optimization - Manager,
National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Tami Reynolds is the Group Manager for the Cyber Risk Optimization Group at NREL. She provides technical leadership in building out and marketing the Distributed Energy Resources Cybersecurity Framework (DER-CF) tool to industry and key stakeholders. She works closely with partners to develop a deep understanding of applying the Department of Energy (DOE) Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model (C2M2) and National Institute of Standards Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework to their renewable and distributed energy systems, for the evaluation of cyber and physical security. Reynolds provides leadership in developing the Distributed Energy Resource Risk Manager (DER-RM), an NREL tool that will address the NIST Risk Management Framework with a focus on distributed energy resources. Reynolds also provides support to the U.S. Agency for International Development in developing cybersecurity programs in developing countries. Reynolds’s insight and innovative ideas on new efforts are helping to merge cybersecurity and resilience research.


  • Session 3.4: Smart Grids, Digitalization and Electric Vehicle Charging