Stephanie Hom is the Director of Operations for The People Lab under the Goldman School of Public Policy.
As the Director of Operations, Stephanie is a senior member of The People Lab management team and is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the lab, including finance, human resources, contract management, purchasing and general administrative operations. Prior to joining The People Lab, Stephanie worked in local government including the City of Oakland and the Town of Moraga. During her tenure as a public administrator, she demonstrated a commitment to fiscal responsibility, advancing racial equity, improving government effectiveness and efficiency, and community access to government services. In Oakland, she is credited for broadening community engagement and access and shepherding data-driven decision-making through implementing new technologies. In Moraga, she transformed the community trust in financial management by implementing long-term financial sustainability solutions, including the city’s first five-year financial plan, comprehensive annual financial report that received national recognition, and helping the city achieve a 50% General Fund reserve.
Stephanie graduated cum laude from the University of California at San Diego and earned a Master of Public Policy and Administration from Columbia University. She has lived in Oakland with her family since 1991.