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Management and Budget Consulting
801 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
Heidi Patterson is a Senior Managing Consultant in PFM’s Management and Budget Consulting group, primarily supporting its state government practice. Ms. Patterson is based in the Des Moines office where her recent engagements have included serving as ‘second chair’ on an organizational review for the State of Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, an intergovernmental cooperation study for the City and County of St. Louis and a performance audit for the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority.
Prior to joining PFM, Ms. Patterson served as the Executive Director of the Iowa Accountancy Examining Board, where she was responsible for the licensing and regulation of the State’s 10,000 CPAs and LPAs. Heidi also served on the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) Executive Director's Committee and the NASBA CPA Mobility Taskforce. In addition, as the Executive Assistant to the Governor’s Chief of Staff and the Director of the Iowa Department of Management, she supported strategic planning and government accountability initiatives across State government. Ms. Patterson participated in multiple aspects of Iowa's Budgeting for Results efforts, including training and coordination on the performance measures component of the web-based budget system and formulating communication strategies for lawmakers, constituents and decision-makers.
Heidi graduated from Iowa State University where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.
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