Laura Rogers is the Deputy Director at The Ray, responsible for the development and execution of operational policies for the organization, and transferring and scaling the sustainable technologies demonstrated on The Ray Highway to transportation agencies nationally and internationally. Prior to joining The Ray, Laura worked for 14 years in the federal, state and private sectors in the areas of environmental program management, sustainability, energy, and regulatory compliance. Most recently, Laura led the energy, sustainability and environmental stewardship policies and programs at Maryland Department of Transportation Headquarters. Laura conceptualized, designed and executed the MDOT statewide solar program. Laura holds a B.S. of Justice Studies from Arizona State University, and is a Certified Climate Change Professional (Association of Certified Climate Change Officers).