SPEAKER

Molly McKay

Principal Consultant
Willdan Financial & Economic Consulting Services
Washington, DC

Molly McKay, CEcD, is a Principal of Willdan’s Washington, DC-based Financial and Economic Consulting Services practice. Ms. McKay’s practice is focused on delivering transformative economic development strategic planning services for cities, counties, planning and design firms, engineering firms, public authorities, and private developers throughout the US.

Before joining Willdan, she was a senior associate of the Economic Policy and Planning Practice of AECOM Economics (formerly Economics Research Associates) from 2003 to 2012; a manager in the Real Estate Consulting and State and Local Tax Practices of Ernst & Young (1997 to 2002), and program coordinator, ULI-the Urban Land Institute’s International and Advisory Services (1995 to 1997) and the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) in Washington, DC (1992 to 1995).

Ms. McKay is the Co-Chair of ULI-the Urban Land Institute’s Redevelopment & Reuse Council and is a member of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the American Planning Association (APA). Ms. McKay holds an MA in International Economics from the University of Exeter, Devon, UK as the Fulbright/Direct Exchange Scholar (1990-1993). Ms. McKay conducted post-graduate studies at the Johns Hopkins John Carey Business School in Real Estate Development and Finance (1995-1997) and studied abroad at the University of Law, Economics and Political Science at Aix-Marseille, France (1988-1989).