Meet Our Team

We offer our clients high caliber consultants who bring enthusiasm, passion, and determination to every engagement. Our cadre of highly motivated, qualified, and experienced consultants demonstrates only the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, objectivity and creativity. With our in-depth understanding of the intricacies of federal, state, local and quasi government organizations, not-for-profit entities and foundations, academic institutions, and private industry, Sjoberg Evashenk Consulting is uniquely qualified to create innovative, measurable solutions to position your organization for the future.

Our innovative and dedicated team strictly adheres to the highest standards of independence, ethics, and confidentiality. We impose these principles on ourselves to engender confidence and trust from our clients. Further, we seek only the top candidates for our team. We look for analytical and practical yet visionary and big-picture thinkers who base their ideas on concrete evidence and thorough evaluation. Our consultants must be team-oriented, possess superb communications skills, thrive on constant learning, and find satisfaction with assisting our clients in meeting their goals. To attract and retain exemplary staff, we are committed to providing an exceptional environment that is conducive to creativity, productivity, and personal growth and satisfaction.

Michael Valdez

Senior Consultant

Kelly Hansen

Senior Consultant

Nicola Roberts-Lewis

Senior Consultant

Melanie Amoroso-Pohl

Associate Consultant

Alexandria Torres

Staff Consultant

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Cathy

Brady

Partner

Ms. Brady offers several decades of experience overseeing, managing and conducting performance audits, consulting engagements, feasibility studies, and financial audits and analysis at all levels of state and local government. Ms. Brady provides industry expertise in transportation, capital planning and construction, and Federal Grant administration and compliance. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in accountancy and an MBA from California State University, Sacramento. Ms. Brady is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Construction Auditor, and Certified Global Management Accountant.

George

Skiles

Partner

Since 2000, Mr. Skiles has dedicated his career to the independent evaluation of public agencies and programs, with the goal of increasing public transparency and accountability and providing practical solutions to improve service delivery. His experience in state and local government includes a broad spectrum of government responsibilities, programs, and operations. Mr. Skiles currently serves as the outsourced Chief Audit Executive for two local governments—the City of Elk Grove, California, and Snohomish County, Washington—in addition to performing audit and consulting services for a wide range of state and local governments. He has a M.A. in Sociology from California State University, Northridge; is a Certified Internal Auditor and holds a Certification in Risk Management Assurance; and is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, Society for Human Resources Management, and Association of Local Government Auditors.

Lynda

McCallum

Partner

Ms. McCallum offers more than 15 years of experience managing and performing a wide array of large-and small scale local government and state level performance audits, program evaluations, operational reviews, rate studies, and financial analyses. In addition to her broad industry-wide experience, Ms. McCallum specializes in environmental and public safety and emergency services. She earned a MBA from California State University, Sacramento, with a specialization in Finance, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg. She is also a Certified Governmental Financial Manager and Certified Government Audit Professional. Ms. McCallum is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and Association of Government Accountants.

Nicole

Dyer

Director

Since 2005, Ms. Dyer has been providing financial analysis, consulting and training services, and managing and conducting performance audits. Ms. Dyer has a wide breath of experience spanning a variety of public entities, program areas, and functions of government. She provides industry expertise in federal grant management, healthcare, higher education, public transportation, and capital construction project management. Ms. Dyer earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in financial services from San Diego State University and a MBA with an emphasis in Healthcare Management from the Western Governors University. She is a Certified Project Management Professional, Certified Government Audit Professional, and a Certified Construction Auditor. Ms. Dyer is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, National Association of Construction Auditors, and Project Management Institute.

Lien

Luu

Director

Since 2005, Ms. Luu has managed and conducted performance audits, financial analyses, compliance audits, program evaluations, and business process assessments at all levels of government. She provides industry expertise in capital construction oversight, project management best practices and benchmarking as well as federal procurement rules, and public transportation performance measurement. Ms. Luu earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with concentration in international business and emphasis on finance from California State University, Sacramento. She is a Certified Construction Auditor and member of the National Association of Construction Auditors, Association of Government Accountants, and Project Management Institute.

Grace

Park

Senior Consultant

Since 2012, Ms. Park has been working in the public sector conducting research, managing programs, and evaluating performance at the state, county, and city government levels. She provides expertise in quantitative and qualitative data analysis, program evaluation, and policy analysis. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the University of California Davis, and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Oregon, with an emphasis in Government Accountability.

Michael

Valdez

Senior Consultant

Since 2014, Mr. Valdez has been working in both the public and private sectors to provide organizational management, policy analysis, and project planning. He offers expertise in public policy, data analysis and visualization, and communications. Mr. Valdez earned his B.A. in Anthropology with a minor in Public Affairs at the University of California, Los Angeles, and is currently in the process of earning his Master of Public Policy and Administration from the California State University, Sacramento.

Kelly

Hansen

Senior Consultant

Since 2015, Ms. Hansen has been working in both the public and private sector conducting research, performing regulatory compliance audits and developing compliance plans. She provides expertise in quantitative and qualitative data analysis, program evaluation as well as performance metrics and assessment. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Exercise Biology and a Minor in Psychology from the University of California, Davis.

Nicola

Roberts-Lewis

Senior Consultant

Since 2015, Ms. Roberts-Lewis has been providing customer service and policy research and analysis in the private sector. She offers expertise in energy policy, data analytics, and economic analyses. She earned her Bachelors of Arts in Political Science and Public Policy from University of California Berkeley, with an emphasis on comparative politics and energy policy and regulation.

Melanie

Amoroso-Pohl

Associate Consultant

Melanie Amoroso-Pohl is an Associate Consultant with Sjoberg Evashenk Consulting. She provides strong research and analytical skills, as well as experience in conducting interviews and data analysis. Having worked in both the public and private sectors, she has a unique perspective of relationships between groups at different levels of government and civil society and how they contribute to creating effective policy outcomes. Prior to joining Sjoberg Evashenk Consulting, Ms. Amoroso-Pohl was a research fellow with the Global Development Lab of USAID. The scope of her work experience includes legal research, organizational management, impact analysis, and public policy implementation. Ms. Amoroso-Pohl earned her M.A. in Social Justice and Human Rights at Arizona State University, and is currently pursuing a Master of Public Policy Administration (MPP) degree at McGeorge School of Law, Sacramento.

Alexandria

Torres

Staff Consultant

Ms. Torres provides strong research and analytical skills, as well as attention to detail and organization. She earned her B.A. in Political Science with a certificate in Legal Studies from California State University, Fresno. The breadth of her work focused on extensive policy research in domestic and foreign affairs. She is currently pursuing a Master of Public Policy and Administration degree at California State University, Sacramento. Her current coursework includes applied economic analysis, public budgeting, and data analysis.

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