About Me

Natalie is a passionate financial professional with a Master’s in Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor’s in Journalism from the University of Kansas.

Natalie works in Budget Planning & Analysis at the University of Pennsylvania where she oversees a portfolio of more than $230 million. She previously held positions at the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Budget and Program Evaluation and the Office of Innovation and Technology. Natalie is a graduate of the Fund for American Studies’ International Affairs and Economics program and has held positions at the U.S. Department of State, the Kansas Legislature, the Center for American Progress, and for a gubernatorial campaign. 

Natalie has received multiple awards for her commitment to public service including being named as a Woman of Distinction by the Emily Taylor Center for Women and Gender Equity and a recipient of the Institutional Service Award from the Fels Institute of Government.

In her spare time, Natalie is the Voter Services Chair for the League of Women Voters of Philadelphia and serves on the Hemophilia Federation of America’s Advocacy Leadership Council, where she advocates for meaningful healthcare coverage for people living with bleeding disorders. Natalie is a volunteer consultant with Compass Pro Bono and maintains keen interests in economic development, honeybee conservation, and classical music.