Caitlin M. Humrickhouse

Caitlin M. Humrickhouse

Director, MPA, SWP · +1 (312) 729 8098
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Caitlin Humrickhouse, director with Baker Tilly’s public sector advisory practice, has been with the firm since 2012. Caitlin 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
  • “Cell phone policies: how to reduce risk,” ICMA webinar, 2017
  • “Creating a sustainable organization: the intersection of finance, technology and human capital,” Baker Tilly
  • webinar, 2017
  • “Cybersecurity: guarding your organization’s assets against attack,” Baker Tilly webinar, 2017
  • “Enterprise resources planning system selection best practices,” American Public Power Association (APPA),
  • 2017 (co-author)
  • “Remote workplaces: leveraging technology and developing infrastructure,” ICMA webinar, 2017
  • “Risks and considerations for ERP systems implementations,” IIA Southern Regional Conference, 2017
  • “Best practices for assessing and selecting an enterprise resource planning system,” Baker Tilly webinar, 2016
  • “Best practices for ERP system procurement,”, 2016
  • “Cybersecurity: not just an IT issue,” ILCMA Metro Managers Luncheon, 2016
  • “Preserving a vibrant workforce: establishing sustainable succession planning program,” APPA, 2016 (co-author)
  • “Success in succession planning,” APPA webinar, 2016
  • “Success in succession planning: building a program that works,” ICMA webinar, 2016
  • "Succession planning," Baker Tilly Utility University, 2015

Strategic Workforce Planner, Human Capital Institute




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

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

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