Cynthia Belt has developed and managed energy programs at Aleris International, Superior Industries, and Kaiser Aluminum. Within just a few years at each company, these energy programs improved energy intensity by 15% saving the companies millions of dollars. She has published over 15 papers in the area of energy management in the metals industry and has co-edited several proceedings in energy and recycling. Cindy serves on the Board of Directors for The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS). She is involved in energy groups within TMS and American Foundry Society. Cindy earned her Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering degree from Ohio Northern University and is a Six Sigma Black Belt.