Vice President, Burns & McDonnell
Mike Beehler is a vice president at Burns & McDonnell. After working as a transmission engineer and project manager, Mike led the company’s initial development of the critical infrastructure protection after 09/11. He initiated the application of sustainable principles into substation design preceding the development by ASCE and ACEC of the Envision program.
Mike has written and presented extensively on the subjects of reliability centered maintenance, program management and the smart grid. Subsequently, Burns & McDonnell has become the industry leader in major program management and developed a world class grid modernization lab. More recently, Mike has written, presented and consulted on industry megatrends, transactive energy and the integrated grid.
Mike has a BS degree in civil engineering from the University of Arizona and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. He is a registered professional engineer in eight states, a member of IEEE and a fellow in the American Society of Civil Engineers.