Tara Turch, PMP, is a Certified Project Management Professional with 10 years of utility-specific project management and consulting experience. She specializes in project management, software implementation, requirements gathering, and business process improvement with an emphasis on advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) implementation and deployment. Tara excels at efficiently and effectively planning, managing, and carrying out water, gas, and electric utility technology implementation programs for many meter-to-cash systems (including AMI, meter data management systems, customer information systems, and customer engagement portals) from assessment through deployment. Her experience also includes conducting business process and improvement assessments and creating associated business cases with a clear roadmap to achieve anticipated benefits. Tara holds BA degrees in communications and literature from the University of Minnesota.