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Jeanette Hercik

Senior Vice President & Family Self-Sufficiency Line of Business Director

Over the past 30 years, Dr. Jeanette Hercik has developed expertise in numerous policy areas, including anti-poverty research, welfare and employment, at-risk children and youth, family preservation and support, child welfare, early child care and education, community development, and the reengineering of federal and state public sector systems. She has provided strategic guidance and oversight on projects totaling up to $12 million annually. Currently a Senior Vice President at ICF International, Dr. Hercik is an accomplished project manager, researcher, evaluator, writer, and consultant who has worked extensively with federal, state, and local government agencies; universities; private and non-profit entities; and community organizations to strategically plan, manage, evaluate, and improve human service projects and programs. She has spent many years researching, conducting outreach, and synthesizing research in the field through literature reviews, focus groups, and needs assessments, and effectively translating this research to practice for target audiences through briefs, brochures, fact sheets, toolkits, and reports. Dr. Hercik has a PhD with concentrations in Political Science/Public Policy and Developmental Psychology from Michigan State University.