Cristin Lyons is a partner with ScottMadden and leads the firm’s transmission, distribution, and smart grid practices. Cristin joined ScottMadden in 1999 and has more than a decade of consulting experience leading and conducting projects for independent transmission companies, integrated utilities, and merchant transmission entities. She specializes in transmission operations, project management, merger and acquisition integration, and process development and improvement. A graduate of the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University, Cristin earned a B.A. in political science and Spanish from Gettysburg College and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.