Emily Holby is responsible for leading the organization’s hiring, budgeting and project management efforts. Prior to moving to the Operations team, Emily oversaw operations for the Programs team and managed leadership development programs. Her passion for public service developed through her coursework in public policy and public administration and eventually led her to the Partnership. Emily’s favorite public servant is Leslie Knope, deputy park director and city councilwoman for Pawnee. While fictional, Leslie embodies the spirit of public service and is relentless in her drive to improve the city.