Audra Upchurch has 20 years of experience in federal government consulting. She currently serves as Vice President, Homeland Security for LMI, leading engagement with immigration-related components of the Department of Homeland Security including Customs and Border Protection, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service.
Audra is actively involved in the Hokie community. She serves as Chair for the College of Natural Resources Master of Natural Resources Alumni Advisory Council and has been an active member of the Pamplin Society since 2020 where she has served as the Chair for the Signature Event since 2022. She also serves on the board for STEM for Her, a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization focused on promoting education to create awareness, excitement, and opportunities among girls and young women to pursue successful STEM-related careers.
Audra is a proud alumna of Virginia Tech, a “Triple Hokie”, with a B.S. in Forestry (2002), Master of Natural Resources (2009), and Master of Business Administration (2018). She is currently pursuing a PhD at Virginia Tech in Organizational Leadership focused on executive leadership implementation of corporate citizenship programs. She lives in Loudoun County, Virginia with her husband Todd, a fellow Hokie, and daughter Nora, a future Hokie. You can find her in Blacksburg in the fall for every home football game.