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Brittany Ladd

Chief of Staff

Brittany Ladd provides counsel and expertise to Start Early’s (formerly known as the Ounce) leadership in its implementation of the Start Early strategic plan.

Before joining Start Early, she served in a number of senior leadership positions in the Illinois Governor’s Office and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. Brittany has also worked as a senior consultant at Accenture in St. Louis and Seattle, where she helped manage complex strategic initiatives and external relations efforts in both the public and private sectors. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University and a certificate from Sciences Po in Paris, France.

Brittany lives in Chicago, Illinois with her husband, Nick, and black lab, Augie.