EY

EY and Civic Consulting Alliance have collaborated on 11 projects since 2009, providing millions of dollars in pro bono value to public sector clients. In 2015, a Vice President from EY spent four months as part of Civic Consulting's team as an extern, offering a unique opportunity to build public-sector consulting expertise while making a tangible difference in the city.

Specifically, the fellow participated in projects addressing regional transportation, including:

  • Defined framework to guide operations of the revamped Chicago Infrastructure Trust, including criteria to select projects
By working with Civic Consulting, I was provided a unique opportunity to make a difference in the CIT's ability to fulfill its potential.

Tom Budescu

Vice President,

U.S. Infrastructure Advisory

EY

Former Civic Consulting EY Fellow

Past Fellows
Melissa Maggart

“Working with senior decision-makers as well as direct, hands-on public safety officials gave me a unique insight into police accountability and the great number of stakeholders involved in making our city safe and peaceful for all residents. I know this perspective will be valuable as I return to EY.”

Tom Budescu

“By working with Civic Consulting Alliance, I was provided a unique opportunity to make a difference in the CIT's ability to fulfill its potential.”


Getting an insider's perspective: An externship with Civic Consulting

Tom Budescu joined Civic Consulting Alliance as an extern from EY. At EY, Tom is a Vice President with its US infrastructure advisory group. Tom's subject matter expertise, coupled with the management consulting capabilities of Civic Consulting, resulted in an ideal pairing... Read More