Kaitlin Lynch is a policy analyst on the Workforce Development and Economic Impact Analysis team. Prior to joining CGS in 2022, Kaitlin worked at a boutique consulting firm on the public policy and economic analysis team. Her work focused on economic benchmarking, fiscal analysis, and state and local cannabis policy. Kaitlin also has extensive experience in university donor relations, having worked in the area at both NIU and Vanderbilt University. Kaitlin earned a Master of Public Policy degree from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Community Leadership and Civic Engagement with minors in political science and deafness rehabilitation and a certificate in social entrepreneurship from Northern Illinois University.