Greene earned a bachelor's degree in engineering science and mechanics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She earned a master's degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a master's in business administration from Samford University. She also completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.
Greene is on the advisory boards for the University of Tennessee College of Engineering and the University's Department of Finance. She is also on the board of the Electric Power Research Institute and will assume the chairmanship in April.
A native of Knoxville, Tenn., she and her husband, Ted, have two daughters.
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