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Nancy Cao


As an Associate at Mission Measurement, Nancy synthesizes a wide variety of data to help organizations communicate and create measurable social impact. Using primary and secondary research methods, she is an expert at deriving insights to inform strategic direction. Nancy’s focus is in creating value through social innovation – meeting the needs of business, society, and individuals. Her project experience has included engagements with a range of clients in the non-profit and business sectors.

Nancy came to Mission Measurement from ZS Associates, where she worked with private sector clients from an array of industries, including pharmaceuticals/biotech, chemicals, and higher education. Her project work focused on sales force optimization and marketing strategy. Prior to ZS, Nancy was a Business Analyst Intern at Target Corporation, where she worked on inventory management.

Nancy holds a Bachelor’s in Economics and French from the University of Michigan, where she was a member of the business fraternity Alpha Kappa Psi. An avid traveler, Nancy has studied in Aix-en-Provence, France and taught English in Budapest, Hungary and Bogota, Colombia.

In Chicago, Nancy serves as Membership Chair on the Auxiliary Board for Chicago Youth Centers, and as a member of the Young Professionals Board of Directors for MoneyThink.