Caitlin Humrickhouse

Caitlin M. Humrickhouse



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Caitlin Humrickhouse is a principal with Baker Tilly’s public sector advisory practice. She is a strategic workforce planner with a deep understanding of succession planning and strategic human capital management. Caitlin’s other areas of expertise include benchmarking, organizational redesign and system needs assessment and selection. Prior to joining the firm, she worked at the University of Illinois at Chicago performing program and market analyses for an online education unit.

  • Provides management consulting services with a focus on resource optimization, assisting governmental entities in their efforts to ensure the resources available (people, processes and technology) are utilized in the most efficient manner
  • Reviews and redesigns core business processes to enhance internal controls, align with industry best practices, leverage available technology and create efficiencies
  • Performs organizational structure analyses for local governments, examining the current state versus the future optimal state of job functions and departments
  • Offers technology needs assessment and system selection services to help organizations achieve strategic goals by leveraging technology
  • Prepares organizations to be sustainable and resilient in the face of workforce challenges and fiscal pressure through the application of operational and organizational reviews, succession planning and technology implementation
  • Illinois Association of Municipal Management Assistants
  • Illinois City/County Management Association (ILCMA)
  • Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
  • International City/County Management Association (ICMA)
  • Step Up
  • Chicago Chapter of the U.S. National Committee for United Nations Women
  • Environmental, social and governance, presenter, October 2023
  • Environmental, social and governance - a public sector webinar series, presenter, February 2023
  • “Workforce and succession planning – part 3: training and competitiveness,” author, November 2022
  • “Workforce and succession planning – part 2: core competencies and top talent,” author, November 2022
  • “Workforce and succession planning – part 1: getting started,” author, October 2022
  • “The strategies and challenges of managing an evolving workforce,” author, July 2022
  • “Strategic talent management,” author, July 2022
  • “Recession proofing: six actions governments and not-for-profits should take to prepare for revenue shortages,” author, April 2020
  • Strategic Workforce Planner, Human Capital Institute


Chicago, IL


Master of Public Administration with a concentration in financial management
University of Illinois at Chicago

Bachelor of International Business
Bachelor of Spanish
University of Illinois Urbana–Champaign