Chris Vlahoplus is a partner with ScottMadden and leads the firm's clean tech and sustainability practice area. He has been a management consultant for 18 years, specializing in strategic and business planning, organizational restructuring and management models. He has assisted more than 25 companies. His primary areas of focus include nuclear power generation, electric utility and gas LDC operations. Chris earned a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of South Carolina, an M.S. in nuclear engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to joining ScottMadden, Chris worked in nuclear safety at Duke Power Company.