May 04, 2021

Liz Lackey | 2021 WWD Young Pros

Liz Lackey | 2021 WWD Young Pros

Liz Lackey gained her interest in the water industry when she conducted stream sampling in high school. Since then, she’s completed her university degree, worked for a utility, got married and moved into a leader role for HRG Inc.

She explains the details of her career path, why she values operator opinions so highly, and how data-driven optimization satisfies her curiosity for discovery. She also shares a memorable experience seeing the solar eclipse in Yellowstone National Park where the event was at a near perfect zenith to experience it from a 360-degree view.

  • Intro: (0:00)
  • Liz Lackey’s career path and interest in the water industry: (0:53)
  • The importance of operator opinions: (4:00)
  • Tools to bring in operator opinions: (5:28)
  • Science, solar eclipses and natural fascination: (6:34)
  • The satisfaction of problem solving and tinkering: (9:41)
  • How would you cater to the next generation of water workers?: (12:48)
  • Outro: (15:55)

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