Tamara Sondgeroth

Startup Advisor and Investor

Tamara Sondgeroth received her undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology, followed by an MBA at the University of Missouri – St. Louis. She is currently writing a book to help managers and executives establish successful teams. Tamara was a startup advisor and investor through roles as Principal at Legit Startups and Emphasis on Energy. Previously she started a Patient Advocacy business and was President and Executive Director of Midwest Lighting Institute, a non-profit dedicated to researching the impact of LED lighting on human health, safety, and/or productivity. She also served as Director of Energy Portfolios and Director of Operations for the Focus on Energy program from 2012 through 2015.