Michelle Moorman Applegate has 15 years of experience in the energy industry working with various electric and natural gas utilities spanning power generation, regulation, and renewable energy, as well as natural gas transmission, distribution, and transportation. In her roles, Michelle has championed change in electric and natural gas regulation, engineering, pipeline integrity, and operations with an emphasis in strategic planning. In her current role with Sargent & Lundy Michelle is responsible for the leadership and strategic direction of the utility sector of the organization as well as regulation, compliance and pipeline integrity programs. Michelle is a proud mother of four, wife, and champion for women in the STEAM fields. She is passionate about introducing science and engineering to women and girls of all ages.