August 3, Alexandria, VA – The Performance Institute (PI) is proud to announce Rob Corcoran as PI Fellow focused on emergency operation and transportation issues. Corcoran has worked with the Federal Aviation Administration, the U.S. Department of Transportation, and other federal agencies focused on improving emergency response, situational awareness, and IT systems, as well as research, training, and program management consulting.
Corcoran has more than 31 years of professional experience and is a subject matter expert for Emergency Operations and Transportation topics. He helped to establish the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Command and Control Communications (C3) Program, and played a key role in building and integrating new technology programs such as EON, ADAPT, FAA mobility, FAA land mobile radio, and WiFi systems. During his six years in the FAA C3 program office, Rob also led the FAA’s Communication Support Team, a first-responder effort to facilitate the restoration of aviation assets following a natural/man-made disaster and support of transportation accident investigations. He also spent 13 years as an emergency operations officer for the FAA, responding to adverse events impacting transportation on both a regional and global basis.
“Rob’s ‘on-the-ground’ experience gives him unique insight into all facets of response and emergency preparation,” says Diane Denholm, Executive Director of The Performance Institute. “We are very excited to welcome him as a PI Fellow and look forward to sharing his hands-on knowledge, insights, and leadership in the field of emergency operations and transportation.”
“My experience in the government, emergency response, and the transportation sector has provided me with a deep understanding of the issues surrounding emergency operations and preparedness.” says Corcoran. “I look forward to collaborating with government responders and with the experts at The Performance Institute to make help make a positive impact on government performance.”
Performance Institute Fellows provide thought leadership, and hands-on expertise to clients; advancing PI’s mission to transfer knowledge to transform government organizations.
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The Performance Institute (PI) is a leading nonpartisan, private think tank and the nation’s leading authority and repository on performance-based management practices for government. Through best practice research, strategic consulting services, interactive training programs, and national conferences on performance-related issues, PI provides cutting edge expertise in the design, implementation and evaluation of strategies to solve operational and managerial challenges and enhance individual, managerial and organizational performance. PI administers the Certified Government Performance Manager (CGPM) program to help build strategy and performance management competencies across all levels of government. More information about The Performance Institute can be found at www.performanceinstitute.org.