Since 2003 Hernant Lall has served as Chief Operating Officer for SCA Promotions. His professional experience and insight has helped SCA emerge from recent challenging economic conditions stronger than ever, with 2010 culminating as one of the company's best since establishment in 1986.
Hernmant's 22 years of experience in the energy industry began in 1989 when he was hired by Ross Perot into Perot Systems. There Hernant played critical roles in several corporate advancements, including heading up Perot Systems' North American Energy Division where he managed accounts with Shell Oil and Teppco Crude, as well as providing thought leadership in the deregulation and restructuring of the gas and electricity industry in California, Texas and the U.K.
In addition to managing sales and operations of large consulting and outsourcing contracts valued at over $300 million, Hernant was an integral part of the management team responsible for growing Perot Systems from a private company comprised of less than 200 associates, to a public company numbering over 10,000 employees. In 2001 Hernant left Perot Systems and his position as adviser to company CEO Mort Meyerson.
When not working, Hernant enjoys playing bridge and is a five time U.S. National Champion. Hernant holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, a Master's in Industrial Engineering and a PhD-ABD in Operations Research from SMU, Dallas, Texas. Hernant has also managed development of publications in a variety of respected trade journals.
In 2014 he won the World Bridge Series Senior Teams and earned the silver medal in the Seniors Pairs earning the title of Senior Life Master. Finally, in 2015 he won the Senior Bowl.
In 2016 he won the Senior Olympiads, in 2018 the Rand Cup and the silver medal in the World Mixed Pairs and in 2019 the Senior Teams at the European Open.
His son Justin is establishing as an international player and plays often paired with his father.