Audra has spent her career helping federal clients accomplish their missions. After over a decade as an environmental specialist, Audra transitioned into various management roles at LMI, a federal government consulting firm. In 2018, Audra became LMI’s director for infrastructure, energy, and environment, where she managed a staff of over 120 professionals providing infrastructure, facility, environmental, energy, sustainability, climate risk, and construction management capabilities to LMI’s customers across the defense, national security, and health & federal civilian agency markets. In 2021, Audra transitioned to her current role where she now leads LMI’s engagement with immigration-related components of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), including Customs and Border Protection, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Audra is a proud alumna of Virginia Tech, with a Bachelor of Science degree in forestry (environmental resource management concentration), a graduate certificate and Master of Natural Resources, and a Master of Business Administration from the school.