Rachel LaVoie is currently a Business Development Engineer (BDE) for Distributed Energy Resources at UL LLC based in Northbrook, IL. Rachel carries a Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering from UIUC and has 7 years of experience in compliance engineering and technical sales. In her role at UL, Rachel utilizes market feedback to develop technical content and marketing strategies for the digital and traditional mediums. Rachel additionally supports development of new testing, inspection, and certification service offerings within the DER space. She is also the Global Women in STEM Business Resource Group Chair at UL which supports diversity & inclusion efforts through inspiration, advancement, and empowerment of women in technical fields.