Michelle Proctor is the Chief of Staff for the Risk Research and Quantitative Solutions division of SAS. In this capacity she is responsible for the daily operations of 250 global resources across R&D, Risk & Finance Advisory Services, Portfolio Strategy and Operations. Michelle serves on the Diversity Council for SAS as the sponsor of the SAS Women’s Initiative Network (WIN) and is one of two leaders heading up the externally facing Women in Analytics (WIA) program. Michelle holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. Prior to SAS, Michelle worked at IBM and NASA. She is extremely passionate about STEM and volunteers her spare time to educational outreach through several non-profits.