Kara Truschel is a senior manager with E Source’s technology planning and implementation consulting division, based in the Washington, DC, metro area. Kara has over 10 years’ experience that spans strategy consulting, change management, software implementation, business intelligence, data analysis, and project management. She’s a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and has led projects and business-development activities for clients across the utilities, manufacturing, and local and federal government sectors. She understands complex systems and can effectively communicate the business potential of those systems to people with technical expertise, partner-level executives, and end users alike.