Debra Vaughan

Senior Managing Consultant
PFM Group Consulting LLC
Contact

601 Poydras Street, Suite 1825
New Orleans, LA 70130

vaughand@pfm.com
504.930.7685 office

Specialties
Consulting

State & Local Governments, K-12 Schools

Education
B.A. in Political Science
University of Southern Indiana

B.A. in Economics
University of Tennessee

M.P.A.
University of Tennessee

Started with PFM: 2016

Started in the Field: 1995

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Debra Vaughan joined PFM’s Management and Budget Consulting practice in 2016 as a senior managing consultant in the New Orleans office. She specializes in operational efficiency studies and multi-year financial plans for cities across the country. Her clients have included Memphis, Tennessee, along with engagements for the National Resource Network in the cities of Waco, Texas, Passaic, New Jersey and Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Prior to joining PFM, Debra was the owner of D. Vaughan Consulting LLC where she contracted with nonprofit and education organizations and government to develop metrics, evaluate programs, analyze research and policies and support development efforts and organizational growth. She was a Director of Research at Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives at Tulane University, as well as Director of Research and Evaluation for the Public Education Foundation of Chattanooga, Tennessee. She developed and implemented a research agenda for school reform; provided insight into the impact of policies on children, families, and schools; supported the improved operations of the New Orleans school systems; and provided professional development to school employees aimed at improving outcomes for all students.

She was also an Adjunct Professor of Economics at the University of Tennessee where she taught courses in economics, grant writing and fundraising.

 
Contact

601 Poydras Street, Suite 1825
New Orleans, LA 70130

vaughand@pfm.com
504.930.7685 office

Specialties
Consulting

State & Local Governments, K-12 Schools

Education
B.A. in Political Science
University of Southern Indiana

B.A. in Economics
University of Tennessee

M.P.A.
University of Tennessee

Started with PFM: 2016

Started in the Field: 1995

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