Maureen Griffin is the Ash Center's Executive Director for Operations. Previously Maureen served as the director of financial management and planning for the Ash Center and the associate director for the Government Innovators Network. She came to the Kennedy School in 2004 from the Parthenon Group, a boutique strategy consulting firm headquartered in Boston, MA. At Parthenon, Griffin worked on many case teams providing counsel across a variety of business issues including corporate and business unit strategies, profit improvement plans, merger and acquisition analyses, and innovation and growth strategies. Griffin earned her MBA from the Harvard Business School in 2001.
Prior to attending business school, Griffin worked for the District of Columbia Public Schools in a number of roles including budget director. In her role as Budget Director, Griffin was responsible for the creation, implementation, and execution of the school system’s $500 million budget. Griffin is a 1994 graduate of Connecticut College.