Candice Johnson, Analyst
Candice Johnson joins the Analyst’s Office with a Master’s in Public Administration and nearly a decade of experience developing and implementing fiscal, regulatory, and government relations strategies and initiatives. Ms. Johnson is a Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt and a five-time GFOA Distinguished Budget Award Winner. Ms. Johnson is also an active member of the community, which includes serving as President of Gamma Sigma Sigma, a national community service organization.
Katie Short, Director
Katie Short joined the Analyst’s Office as the Director in October 2019. Prior to joining the Analyst’s Office, Ms. Short held posts in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors, including with the Brookings Institution, a Washington, DC-based nonpartisan policy think tank, and most recently, with the Office of Harris County Precinct One Commissioner Rodney Ellis. Ms. Short is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and of the University of California, Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy.