Michelle Vigen Ralston
Common Spark Consulting
Michelle Vigen Ralston is the Principal at Common Spark Consulting, supporting thoughtful and inclusive leadership towards a clean energy future. Prior to Common Spark, Michelle was the Senior Policy Manager with the California Efficiency and Demand Management Council where she represented the organization’s 80+ member companies in their state energy efficiency and distributed energy resources regulatory advocacy. Her experience spans state energy policy work across the country and includes areas of efficiency program development, energy financing, and behavioral strategies for sustainability. Michelle earned a Masters of Public Policy from the University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Policy specializing in energy policy and community development. She holds a B.A. from Saint Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota.