Nadia Chandler-HardySenior Consultant

Nadia Chandler-Hardy joins the Strategic Partnerships, Inc (SPI) Consulting Team with nearly two decades of local government experience. She assumes the role of senior consultant and joins the team after serving initially as a consulting partner for SPI.

Nadia’s work as a public administration executive combined with her acumen for organizational strategy, critical thinking, and innovative leadership will add expertise and value to the SPI Team.

Her experience most recently culminated in the dual role of assistant city manager and chief resilience officer for the city of Dallas. While serving in that capacity she oversaw a budget of $125 million and supervised all 1,500 employees working across the departments of Code Compliance Services, Customer Relations, Resilience, Homeless Solutions, Community Care, Animal Services, and the Office of Equity and Human Rights.

Before serving in that role at the city of Dallas, Nadia was with the city of Tacoma, Washington, and served as the director of neighborhood and community services and assistant to the city manager.

Nadia attended Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in political science as well as a Master of Public Administration. She also has completed professional training courses through the International City/County Management Association’s Senior Executive Institute (SEI) and NFBPA Executive Leadership Institute (ELI).