Beth Lauderdale is the program manager for the Data Center Consolidation Initiative (DCCI) at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). She leads efforts to develop and implement strategies and policies for consolidating data centers across the agency. She is also responsible for managing FAA compliance with federal mandates to consolidate data centers and is active in standing up a new data center service delivery organization at the FAA. Prior to joining the FAA, Beth was an Associate at the consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton (BAH). At Booz Allen, Beth led strategic, technical, and policy planning efforts for federal agencies undergoing IT modernization and consolidation. Her clients included the Treasury Department, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. Before joining BAH, Beth managed programs to promote telecommunications equipment standards in Western and Eastern Europe for the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA). She began her career in Washington in 1991 at the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She has a B.S. in Broadcasting and an M.A. in French.