Clare McGuire is the Budget and Operations Manager for the Poverty Lab and is responsible for pre and post-award management of all Poverty Lab funding. 

Before joining Urban Labs, Clare worked for the Chicago Public Schools Office of Management and Budget as the school budget manager and for Grant Thornton’s public sector consulting practice as a senior consultant. She holds an MPA in Public Finance and Policy Analysis from Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs and a BA in English and History from the University of Michigan.