Eileen has nearly two decades of experience working at the intersection of policy, public service, and business to address social impact challenges. She began her career as a legislative aide focusing on government spending and debt, following by several years analyzing policy at the local, state, national, and international levels. She built a foundation in strategy, implementation and program management as a consultant in Deloitte’s Public Sector Practice, and most recently used those skills to transform learning environments and create economic mobility opportunities for youth who have not been well served by the traditional education system. She has worked in philanthropy, as a program officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and as an executive leader in several large school districts.
She has a BA in history and literature from Harvard University, an MPA from Columbia University, and an MPP from the London School of Economics. She also served as an Ian Axford Fellow in New Zealand. Originally from Massachusetts, she has lived in the Seattle area for almost a decade. In her spare time, she enjoys skiing, fishing, and exploring the PNW’s natural beauty with her husband, young daughter, and stepsons.