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 | Founder and Senior Fellow
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 >>
Paul Trampert | Director, Budget, Cost and Performance Integration
Paul Trampert, PI’s Director for Budget, Cost and Performance Integration, has over 40 years’ leadership and management experience, including executive-level advisory in both the United States and 23 countries throughout the world. He has extensive experience, including as a Department of the Army Inspector General, designing, implementing, evaluating and integrating budget, cost and performance management systems to improve governance and he has conducted program analysis on behalf of the House Committee on Appropriations. Paul’s vision for consulting is to bring real-world application of innovative thought tempered by experience, and to build capacity to continue innovation in each organization he serves.
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Stephen Olkewicz | Director, Data Quality and Performance Reporting
Steve Olkewicz, PI’s Director for Data Quality and Performance Reporting, has over 25 years of professional management experience that he brings to The Performance Institute. He has worked with both public and private organizations where he has designed, developed, and implemented performance-reporting systems that have integrated with back-end data sources to reduce errors and ensure consistency of data used in data driven performance reviews. Throughout his career, Steve has gained an understanding of the importance of identifying, developing, and using quality data to make decisions. He brings over 20 years of experience implementing systems to provide insight and guidance to his clients.
Mike Morello | Director, Performance Analytics
Mike Morello serves as the Director of Performance Analytics for the Performance Institute. In this capacity, Mr. Morello works with government personnel to develop and use performance measures, primarily by deploying the Institute’s Government Performance Logic Model methodologies. From Outcomes, to Outputs, to Activities, and Inputs, the logic models help to create frameworks for performance management and measurement.
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Jenine Serviolo | Consulting Partner, Performance Management
Jenine is a Strategic Management Consultant and Trainer who draws on more than 19 years of experience helping US Federal Agencies articulate and achieve their strategic goals. From helping her clients develop their plans to creatively communicating the message throughout the organization; Jenine leverages her management experience to adeptly translate strategy into action and action into results. Along the way, Jenine facilitates the effective dialogue, key relationships, and information-based decision-making that helps ensure continued success.
Austin Fageol | Deputy Director, Outreach
Austin Fageol serves as the Deputy Director for Outreach at The Performance Institute. In this role, Austin assists our valued delegates seeking to attend one of PI’s many training forums and showing the value of CGPM, Performance Institute’s certification program.
Jen Spencer | Director, Education and Outreach
Jen Spencer is the Institute’s Director of Outreach and Education, connecting professionals, agencies, and organizations with the Performance training and knowledge they need to achieve and maintain success, as well as having responsibility for PI’s many successful Summits. She has spent the past six years as a consultant with Washington, D.C. nonprofits, working to build capacity, increase efficiency, and improve program outcomes. Her clients have ranged from community redevelopment organizations to Small Business Technical Assistance providers and Chambers of Commerce.
Ron Bohlin | Senior Fellow
Ron Bohlin is a senior fellow with The Performance Institute, supporting PI’s work with both government and commercial clients in strategic planning, strategic performance management solutions and continuous learning and improvement programs. Ron is also Chairman of RG Group Inc, the parent organization of Robbins-Gioia Inc. and The Performance Institute.
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Rob Corcoran | PI Fellow, Emergency Operations and Transportation
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 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
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
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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Blossom Tande | PI Fellow, Process Transformation
Blossom Tande is an experienced executive, educator, and Certified Six Sigma Master Blackbelt. She is the owner of Education Connection Solutions, a business consulting firm specializing in training, advisory, lean six sigma deployment, strategy development, change management, and turnaround management. Her clients include well-known nationwide and international organizations.
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