Senior Director, CALSTART's Midwest Regional Senior Director
At CALSTART, Maureen leads the Midwest operations and all clean transportation related projects for the Midwest, as well as national activities focused on connected and automated accessible transportation. She is a veteran in the automotive industry and brings a wealth of technical experience and knowledge in vehicle electronics, powertrain systems, electrification, and advanced connectivity and automation. She has held engineering positions with both Ford and Chrysler (DaimlerChrysler), where she played a leading role Chrysler’s electric vehicle program in the 1990’s and she has also worked on advanced global powertrains, electrical and vehicle testing systems, and manufacturing end of line testing. Her work in connected and automated vehicle technology began over 20 years ago when she worked at Siemens, HARMAN, and Booz Allen Hamilton, where she led work with the U.S. Army at TARDEC that helped them shape their ground vehicle and connected vehicle strategies, as well as supported the Department of Transportation on DSRC standard development and V2V and V2I infrastructure development. Maureen holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Auburn University, a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Lawrence Technological University, as well as a certificate in Strategy and Innovation from MIT.