Kathleen Sgamma is the President of Western Energy Alliance, a trade association that promotes environmentally responsible exploration and production of oil and natural gas industry in the West.

Kathleen has testified before several congressional committees and is regularly quoted on energy and environmental issues in national and international media including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, BBC, Fox News, and Washington Post.

Prior to joining the Alliance in 2006, she spent eleven years in the Information Technology sector, including establishing a German subsidiary for a software company; and three years as an intelligence officer in the U.S. Army.

She holds a BS in Political Science/Defense and Arms Control Studies from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MS in Information Technology from Virginia Tech.