Work experience

Work experience

Program Examiner

Sep 2014 - Present
The White House - Office of Management and Budget
  • Advise senior officials on policy issues and provide oversight for the Department of Energy (DOE) Loan Programs Office (Title 17 and Advanced Vehicle Technology Manufacturing Loan Program)
  • Coordinate and advise on the formulation and execution of the President’s Budget for portfolio programs: review budget documents and congressional justifications, brief senior staff including the Director of OMB
  • Analyze and coordinate review of new loan origination for consistency with administration guidance, including policy, loan terms, and loan cost estimates - reviewed $1.8 billion in loans for the Vogtle Nuclear Power Facility and $258 million for Alcoa, Inc.
  • Oversee DOE portfolio management of over $30 billion in loans, including solar, wind, geothermal, nuclear, and automotive; approve annual cost estimate updates and analyze loan actions for budgetary impact
  • Review congressional testimony, questions for the record, proposed legislation, statements of administration policy, and regulations to ensure consistency with administration policy

Policy Analyst 

Sep 2012 - Aug 2014
The White House - Office of Management and Budget
  • Analyze cashflow projections and review default risk, recovery, technical, and economic assumptions used to estimate the cost of direct loans and loan guarantees - portfolio included energy, student loans, and military housing
  • Manage web tools used by agencies to calculate and upload budget data, run database queries and review data for accuracy and consistency, and lead publication of the Federal Credit Supplement
  • Teach federal credit concepts through formal and informal trainings for diverse audiences
  • Cross Cutting Group Award (2014) for collaboration with OMB offices on DOE loan programs project

Risk Management Analyst

Jun 2011 - Sep 2012
Department of Housing and Urban Development - Government National Mortgage Association
  • Designed risk ratings algorithm based upon issuer financial data to monitor financial status of 300 plus issuers
  • Developed management report for the President and external stakeholders covering all business operations including risk management, financials, and capital markets

Program Analyst

Aug 2010 - Jun 2011
Department of Housing and Urban Development - Office of the Chief Financial Officer
  • Developed presentation materials and talking points for conferences and media interviews for CFO
  • Authored financial reporting portion of CFO Council CFO Act Twenty-Year Report to Congress

Research Fellow/Business Development Coordinator

Sep 2009 - Aug 2010
Logistics Management Institute
  • Developed cost models for U.S. Department of Homeland Security Equal Opportunity Office to incentivize customers; analyzed budget and agency structure to determine best funding vehicle

Public Policy Summer Intern

Jun 2008 - Sep 2008
Logistics Management Institute 
  • Developed model pricing procurement services for U.S. Department of Homeland Security Office of Procurement Operations to improve customer relationships

Management Analyst

Dec 2005 - Jun 2007
Quadel Consulting - Chicago Housing Choice Voucher Program
  • Analyzed program and demographic data from 36,000 families to provide a policy framework for senior staff

Management Analyst/Housing Advisor

Jun 2006 - Sep 2006
The Road Home Louisiana
  • Counseled and guided families affected by Hurricane Katrina through the program application process
  • Analyzed and managed demographic, insurance, and damage estimate data for more than 400 families
  • Created online application customer service call center, managed and trained five employees

English Teacher

Sep 2004 - Jun 2005
Nanjing University of Science and Technology



Masters of Public Policy

University of Chicago

Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Northwestern University


Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, Stata, Visual Basic

Make-A-Wish Foundation - Wish Granter

CFA Level II Candidate