Director, McKinsey & Company
Nancy Killefer is a senior Director and the Office Manager of the Washington, D.C. Office of McKinsey & Company, Inc. She specializes in developing market strategies and improving organizational effectiveness for a wide range of clients and currently leads the firm's client capability building efforts.
In over 20 years with the firm, Ms. Killefer has focused on strategy, marketing, and organizational effectiveness and efficiency issues for consumer goods and service businesses. Her client service has spanned a broad range of industries, including packaged goods, retailing, hotels, restaurants, pharmaceuticals, OTC, as well as government institutions.
Ms. Killefer left McKinsey to serve as Assistant Secretary for Management, CFO, and COO at the United States Department of the Treasury from 1997 to 2000. In addition to overall management responsibilities for Treasury's 14 bureaus and 160,000 people, she led a major modernization at the Internal Revenue Service, prepared Treasury's systems for Y2K, and reshaped management processes, including installing an asset management program across the Treasury Department. After leaving the Department of the Treasury, she served on the IRS Oversight Board and as its chairperson from 2001 to 2005.
Ms. Killefer received her M.B.A. from the Sloan School of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She holds a B.A. with honors in economics from Vassar College. Prior to business school Ms. Killefer worked as an associate at Charles River Associates, a microeconomics consulting firm.
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