Ryan McNeely
Senior Managing Consultant


Ryan McNeely is a Senior Managing Consultant for Public Financial Management (PFM). He is currently engaged in multi-year financial planning for the cities of Danville, Virginia; Rockford, Illinois; Savannah, Georgia; and other cities across the country funded by the Laura and John Arnold Foundation through the National Resource Network. Mr. McNeely is also an advisor on budget and financial matters for the City of New Orleans. He brings a breadth of experience from positions with for-profit firms, non-profit organizations, and government. Prior to joining PFM in October 2017, Mr. McNeely was a senior associate for a boutique consulting firm in New Orleans. His primary client was the New Orleans Aviation Board, and he assisted policymakers in the planning and implementation of a $1 billion capital program, including the construction of a new airport terminal. Mr. McNeely also has experience as a budget analyst for the New Jersey Office of Management & Budget. Mr. McNeely led budgeting and monitoring for the largest and most significant programs in state government, including municipal aid, school aid, and community development initiatives. He also managed the accounts for federal programs such as Section 8 housing assistance and unemployment insurance. Ryan holds a B.A. in Political Science from Williams College and an M.P.A. from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.