Jessica Oliphant

Management Analyst
Phone: (513) 861-5400

Jessica Oliphant is experienced in many facets of local government management, including budget preparation and analysis, process improvement, community engagement, and understanding the fiscal impacts of policy changes. She served as a budget analyst in the Finance Department of the City of Kansas City, Missouri and was a Cookingham-Noll City Management Fellow in Kansas City’s City Manager’s Office. Her duties there included analyzing large fiscal datasets, developing fixed cost rates, analyzing historical budget trends, and improving the process of applying to the City’s Board and Commissions. She won an All-America City award based on her research of innovative programs in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Jessica received a master’s degree in public administration from New York University’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and a bachelor of arts degree in public policy, also from New York University.