Patricia K. Poppe

(BSIE 1989, MSIE 1991)
Distinguished Engineering Alumna (2016)
President and CEO
CMS & Consumers Energy
Jackson, MI
"My Purdue IE degrees are a true point of pride for me. Purdue IE is leading the charge in making a difference in the areas that matter the most: healthcare, manufacturing, and energy."
Outstanding Industrial Engineer (2002)
General Assembly Area Manager
GM Assembly Plant
Lordstown, Ohio
"While I was at Purdue I had no idea how well I was being prepared for my career. The faculty, staff and my fellow students taught me, both in and outside the classroom, valuable lessons about teamwork, cooperation, problem solving and organization. My years at Purdue are among my fondest memories."