PI Fellows

Performance Institute Fellows provide thought leadership, strategic direction and hands-on expertise in expanding the Institute’s work and in advancing its mission to meet the critical issues and challenges facing organizations and governments.


Carl DeMaio is a senior fellow with The Performance Institute (PI), supporting nonpartisan, think tank efforts to improve government performance through the principles of transparency, accountability, performance, and engagement. Carl founded PI in 2000, and served as its Chief Executive Officer until 2008. After serving in elected politics, he returned PI to work on government innovation, providing advice to both elected and career government officials on a wide range of government reform topics. Full Bio >>


Rob Corcoran | PI Fellow, Emergency Operations and Transportation

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Rob Corcoran is a fellow with The Performance Institute (PI), supporting nonpartisan think tank efforts to improve government performance through the principles of transparency, accountability, performance, and engagement. Rob joined the PI team in 2015. Based in Virginia, he has worked with the Federal Aviation Administration, DOT, and other federal agencies focused on improving Emergency Response, Situational Awareness, and IT systems, as well as research, training, and program management consulting. Full Bio >>

 


Alma Cole | PI Fellow, Cyber Security

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Alma Cole is a fellow with The Performance Institute, supporting nonpartisan, think tank efforts to improve government performance through the principles of transparency, accountability, performance and engagement. Alma joined the PI team in 2014 based in Washington DC and is widely recognized within Department of Homeland Security and Federal Agencies as a cyber-security subject matter expert for computer network defense and incident response.
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Ray Lehr | PI Fellow, Nationwide Public Safety Broadband

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Ray Lehr is a fellow with The Performance Institute (PI), supporting nonpartisan think tank efforts to improve government performance through the principles of transparency, accountability, performance, and engagement. Ray joined the PI team in 2015. Based in Virginia, he has worked with the State of Maryland focused on improving public safety interoperability, FirstNet issues, as well as research, training, and performance consulting.
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Christopher Heath | PI Fellow, Enterprise Architecture and Technology

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Christopher Heath as PI Fellow for Enterprise Architecture and Technology. Heath oversees Institute policy research and recommendations to assist federal, state and local government agencies embrace transformational technologies and move beyond legacy systems to improve services to the taxpayer.
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Diane Denholm | PI Fellow, Education and Policy Initiatives

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With over 25 years of experience helping organizations improve performance and lower costs, Diane’s expertise focuses on meeting mission objectives by linking strategic planning with the management and improvement of performance, processes, cost, acquisition, human capital, programs and information technology.

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