Mel Butcher is a Regional Lead in Carollo Engineer's Private Sector Group and is currently based out of Madison, Wisconsin. Mel has a varied background that includes experience with Federal Emergency Management and Engineering Consulting. In previous consulting roles, Mel has focused on water/wastewater treatment, financial management & project ROI, risk, and sustainability for industrial (private sector) clients. She holds a BS and MS in Civil Engineering and a BA in Language.
Mel is actively involved in WEF and ASCE. She completed WEF's Water Leadership Institute in 2017. In her spare time, Mel facilitates an online career support group for women in sex-segregated fields called CollabSuite. In addition, as a partner of the Empowering Women in Industry organization, Mel hosts and produces the Empowering Women Podcast (available on iTunes, Spotify, and Stitcher). The aim of the podcast is to feature women, and to share their wisdom and advice for the benefit of other women.