Michele Engdahl is the director of government affairs for Thomson Reuters Legal, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for legal professionals. She works to educate federal, state and local officials about the issues important to Thomson Reuters and manages public policy concerns to ensure Thomson Reuters’ markets remain open. She engages regularly in the workforce development arena, partnering with local school districts to prepare the next generation of technology talent. Engdahl has worked at Thomson Reuters for nine years. Previously, she worked at State Farm Insurance leading their public affairs and strategic communications efforts. She also has experience working on political campaigns and building grassroots coalitions and earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Michele serves on the board of directors for the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, the Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Citizens League.