Sarah Sheehan serves as a director at Clarity Partners. She has extensive experience in the public sector with budgeting, financial management, and operations improvement. Ms. Sheehan has procurement and operations experience as a result of her management positions in city government. Her experience also includes assisting clients in ERP selection as well as training public sector clients on sound financial practices and policies.
Throughout her career, Ms. Sheehan has served as a Senior Budget Analyst and Procurement Officer at the City of Chicago, where she created and analyzed operating budgets, managed grant administration, and designed new revenue policies and procedures.
At Deloitte, Ms. Sheehan served as a Senior Consultant in the Public Sector Strategy and Operations department. In this role, she helped the State of Illinois move towards a shared HR and fiscal environment. For Cook County, Ms. Sheehan led a transition team to establish uniform position descriptions, labor relations, and resource needs for the newly elected president. She also led a transition team for the newly elected mayor of Chicago to review and analyze the City’s grants management project.
Ms. Sheehan received her MPP from the University of Chicago and her Bachelor’s in political science from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Outside of work, she fosters dogs from Chicagoland shelters and hangs out with her Shepherd mix Tucker.