Carla Walker-Miller is the Founder and CEO of Walker-Miller Energy Services (Walker-Miller). The high performing firm helps electric and gas utilities achieve mandated energy reduction goals that reduce energy waste, create local jobs, decrease energy burdens on families, and reduce harmful greenhouse gases. Carla is a visionary who leads with both empathy and tenacity and has molded Walker-Miller into one of the largest African American and woman owned energy waste reduction companies in the country. A tireless advocate for the representation of Black people and people of color, women, and historically underrepresented communities, Carla believes that the inclusion of all voices elevates business, drives sustainable policies, and creates equitable opportunities for all. As a result, she is a highly sought-after speaker on issues related to entrepreneurship, diversity, equity and inclusion, energy efficiency, workforce development, utility affordability, and sustainability.