Michael Roberts has more than 30 years of experience working in a variety of leadership positions and engineering roles. His expertise includes more than 17 years working in hospital engineering and facility management. His role as Director of Plant Engineering and Operations for a number of hospitals provides unique experience in critical hospital operations, capital renewal programs and maintenance and operations strategies. He is currently responsible for energy cost reduction initiatives and project implementation for Carolinas HealthCare System. Mr. Roberts earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech and is a registered Professional Engineer, Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager and Certified Hospital Engineer. Michael is an active member or the North Carolina Healthcare Engineers Association, Inc. and is a past President. He is also an active member of the American Society of Healthcare Engineers and is a member of AHA Sustainability Task Force.