Rebecca M. Breland, P.E., joined SC Power Team in 2019 as Director of Site Development. Her primary focus is working with cooperatives and community partners to develop market-ready sites and ensuring sites are competitive throughout the selection process for project decisions in the SC Power Team service territory.
As Director of Site Development, Rebecca provides high-level consulting and product development services to the communities within the service area of the SC Power Team, as well as to the organization’s global business team. She is responsible for identifying, developing, and marketing sites and buildings within the service areas the 20 electric cooperatives cover.
Rebecca joined the SC Power Team from South Carolina Department of Transportation. Rebecca, a Registered Professional Engineer, joined SCDOT in 2014 as an Assistant Program Manager for the Pee Dee Region and was promoted to Program Manager for the Waccamaw Region. She was responsible for the development of over 30 SCDOT projects.
Prior to her time with SCDOT, Rebecca, worked for Alliance Consulting Engineers, Inc. Rebecca was instrumental in completing over thirty (30) Industrial Site Certifications with the South Carolina Department of Commerce, of which many were in cooperative territory. Rebecca offers over a decade of experience in civil engineering, and six of those in the field of economic development. Her strong technical background enhances the capabilities of the SC Power Team and offers valuable site development expertise to the electric cooperatives and the communities they serve.
Rebecca is a graduate of Clemson University and has a degree in Civil Engineering. Rebecca and her husband, Branford, along with their daughters, Ellen and Olivia, make their home in Columbia, South Carolina.
“As a native of rural
South Carolina it is an honor to serve the people of this state through the South Carolina Power
Team. Supporting communities around
South Carolina and watching them grow
and prosper is most fulfilling.”
Things other people say about Rebecca
Rebecca is determined, fair, and dependable.
spending time with family and friends, preferably on the water or Clemson, SC on Saturdays in the fall.
Her most precious time is spent…
being with her daughters and husband.
Rebecca is an avid sports fan with a love for live music, all things summer and the South Carolina coast.
Who Rebecca was back then…
Captain of her high school cheerleading squad and die-hard South Carolina Gamecock fan, Rebecca traded her garnet and black for orange and purple after pursuing Civil Engineering at Clemson University.