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Patricia A. Carlile


Patricia A. Carlile serves as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Needs in the Office of Community Planning and Development at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). She is responsible for managing over $1 billion in new and renewal HUD grants, which provide funding for housing and supportive services for people who are at high risk of becoming homeless. Under the first Bush Administration, Ms. Carlile was Executive Director of the Interagency Council on the Homeless, coordinating the activities relating to homelessness of seventeen Federal agencies.

Previously, Ms. Carlile owned her own management and executive search consulting firm. In that capacity, she provided advice and guidance to corporate executives in an array of industries including health care, technology, housing, manufacturing, real estate development and associations. Ms. Carlile began her consulting career with Arthur Young, conducting health care and human resource consulting assignments. She has managed large-scale management consulting and search projects for private industry and the Federal government. For the White House she directed the recruitment of executives from private industry to Presidential appointments in the Departments of Agriculture, Energy, Health and Human Services, Transportation, and Treasury.

Originally from Texas, Ms. Carlile is completing a Master of Liberal Studies at Georgetown University. She received her B.A. from Pace University.



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