Pamela Bloomfield

Vice President

Pamela Bloomfield, Vice President of Clarus Group, has more than 30 years of experience in public management and oversight, public policy analysis, professional writing, training, and public speaking.  She has designed, conducted, and overseen numerous evaluations of the performance, governance, and accountability of state and local governmental organizations and programs.

She has authored many public reports providing detailed analyses and practical recommendations to public managers on diverse public management topics, including public contracting systems and procedures, public-private partnerships, charter school management and governance, construction project delivery and oversight, and alternative project financing.

Her articles have been published in State and Local Government Review, Public Administration Review, Public Productivity and Management Review, The Journal of School Business Management, and other publications.  In 2007, she won the Louis Brownlow award for the best Public Administration Review article written by a practitioner.  She has served on the board of editors of Public Administration Review and has been an article reviewer for State and Local Government Review.

She has been a guest lecturer at the McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston, the Latvian School of Public Administration, and the Latvia University of Agriculture.  She has also presented her work at numerous national conferences.  She currently serves on the board of directors of a local nonprofit organization.

Prior to co-founding Clarus Group, Pamela served as the Deputy Inspector General for Management in the Massachusetts Office of the Inspector General, an independent state agency mandated to prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse in government.  She has also been the Assistant Director of Finance and Administration for Washington County, Oregon; a management consultant with Crain & Associates, a transportation consulting firm that conducted studies for federal, state, and local governmental agencies; and a course assistant at the Harvard Business School.

Pamela is a Certified Government Financial Manager, Certified Inspector General, and Massachusetts Certified Public Purchasing Official.  She holds a Master of Public Administration degree from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Smith College.

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