Leading Alvarez & Marsal’s Education Services practice, Erin Covington delivers transformative change to organizations across the spectrum of the education ecosystem. She has more than 20 years of experience serving in key leadership positions and providing management and advisory services for public sector and commercial clients with her primary focus on performance improvement opportunities across the education sector. Ms.Covington specializes in leading financial and strategic planning efforts, performance audits, liquidity management, and creating resource allocation models.
Ms. Covington has led notable education client engagements including the New York City Department of Education, Houston Independent SchoolDistrict, Howard University, Antioch College, South Carolina Department ofEducation, Alliance College Ready Public Schools, Newark, NJ Public Schools,Washington DC Public Schools, Prince George’s County Public Schools, and theBoy Scouts of America.
In addition to her work at A&M, Ms. Covington served as CFO for organizations including the American Enterprise Institute inWashington D.C. and Friendship Public Charter schools. At Friendship PublicCharter Schools, she led the completion of a public bond offering, resolved material weaknesses in federal grants management, and significantly improved working capital management.