Vice President, Federal Partnerships
Michelle Rodrigues is Vice President of SRI’s Federal Partnerships team and leads the federal business development and government relations functions. Rodrigues joined SRI in 2001 and has been leading the civilian business development team since 2018. She has over 18 years of experience executing business development and delivering results to grow multidisciplinary research and development programs across defense and civilian federal markets.
Rodrigues leads a team responsible for the full range of business development activities including opportunity development, identification and tracking; trend analysis; client relationship building and management; capture strategy; partnership development; and proposal support. She has experience working across a range of scientific disciplines including life sciences, education and policy, computer sciences, engineering, physics, and technology transition.
Before joining SRI, Rodrigues was an Administrative Manager in the Animal Nutrition Division at Cargill Inc. supporting buying and manufacturing of their animal feed line.
She holds a B.S. in Animal Science and Management from the University of California, Davis and an M.B.A. from The George Washington University.