Wendy Martin, Accenture Health & Public Service
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 293,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US $28.6 billion for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2013.
Debra Dowden-Crockett, Senior Development and Solutions Manager
Centennial is a preferred provider of performance-based contracting and design-build services across the nation to federal, public and private owners. Centennial’s services support facilities and campuses in the Healthcare, Education, and Government sectors. Its sophisticated processes allow for management of multiple projects focused on renovation, sustainability and efficiency initiatives as well as infrastructure upgrades.
John Manta, Vice President Consulting
As a full-service systems integrator and managed services provider with 68,000 professionals worldwide, CGI delivers complex public sector IT programs with a collaborative approach that is based on shared values with our clients. We provide creative IT solutions that drive government efficiency and cost containment—including our built-for-government ERP, tax, and health and human service offerings. For more information visit www.cgi.com/stateandlocal.
Dustin Lanier, Principal
Civic Initiatives is management consulting firm focused on procurement transformation and contract administration issues. Civic Initiatives has played significant roles in procurement transformation efforts in eight different states in the last 18 months. Principal consultant Dustin Lanier is a Certified Public Procurement Officer and a 10 year veteran of Texas state government.
Jennifer Saha, National Director, Public Sector Councils
CompTIA is the voice of the world’s information technology (IT) industry. As a non-profit trade association, we advance the global interests of the IT Industry. The State & Local Government and Education (SLED) division of CompTIA is a consortium of executives from leading technology companies who share a common mission to be ‘The Voice of the IT Industry Serving the State & Local Government and Education (SLED) market.’
Joe Roche, Director, State & Local Government
Cornerstone for State & Local Government provides agencies with the resources they need to develop and deliver an effective talent strategy. With Cornerstone OnDemand, agencies can better achieve their missions and deliver more effective programs while improving organizational and employee performance. And with multi-generational workers blending together, there has never been a more important time for government agencies to get strategic about the workforce. For more information, visit www.csod.com/state-local.
Jeff Hoye, Senior HR Practice Leader
CPS HR Consulting is an innovative, client-centered human resources and management consulting firm. As a self-supporting public agency ourselves, we understand the unique needs of the public sector and have served as a trusted colleague to clients across North America for more than 25 years. Our systematic approach to human resource management ensures that the solutions, strategies and methodologies we implement improve your organization. This result in the optimal alignments of people, processes and culture, all oriented toward improving organizational performance. We offer expertise in the areas of organizational strategy, recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, and training and development.
Art Stephens, Director
State governments work best when empowered with the tools to serve its citizens. At Deloitte, we blend public sector knowledge with private sector insight to help state agencies shape new understanding, spur innovation, and accomplish more with less. We have deep experience working at all levels and across important issues, such as human services, health care, finance transformation, digital and infrastructure modernization, workforce solutions, education, cybersecurity and strategic risk. Visit www.deloitte.com/us/state for more information and follow us at @DeloitteGov.
David Yarkin, President
Government Sourcing Solutions (GSS) is a procurement consulting company comprised of former state and local chief procurement officers. Now entering our tenth year in business, our team has helped 29 states across the country as well as some of the largest cities, counties and universities deliver millions of dollars of savings and improve the service they provide to their customers in the agencies. Unlike traditional consulting engagements, many of those led by GSS can be completed in weeks at no cost to the state.
Ben Nichols, Vice President
W.W. Grainger, Inc., with 2015 sales exceeding $10 billion, is North America’s leading broad-line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products, with an expanding global presence. Grainger is a business-to-business distributor of products used to maintain, repair or operate facilities. Millions of businesses and institutions worldwide rely on Grainger for lighting, safety, motors, hand tools, janitorial supplies, fasteners and much more. Our customers include federal, state and local government agencies nationwide. Grainger's dedicated Government sales team consists of more than 400 experienced sales professionals who understand the unique challenges of our government customers. Grainger has been awarded many competitively bid and awarded federal, state, local and cooperative contracts to simplify and streamline government procurement. Our Distributor Alliance program is designed to help government agencies meet small and disadvantaged business goals while improving purchasing efficiencies. Grainger also offers a broad portfolio of e-commerce solutions to help automate and consolidate purchases - including our new mobile app. Grainger is committed to helping you reduce costs, increase worker productivity, operate sustainably and provide a safe workplace for your employees. Let us help you get the products you need, when you need them.
Kelly Powell Logan, Vice President for Strategic Workforce Development and University Centers
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology’s Government Technology Institute (GTI) is a leader in harnessing technology to make good government great. GTI connects government technology leaders with the expertise of Harrisburg University faculty and advisors for education, training, resources, and networking. Government technology professionals use GTI to explore and collaborate on successful, cost-effective technology solutions.
GTI’s programs, include:
• Certified Government Chief Information Officer Program (CGCIO), which provides a comprehensive study of executive-level issues including IT strategy and planning, governance, security, financing, and workforce development.
• IT Manager Certificate Program is designed for employees who currently serve or aspire to serve in positions focused on the management aspects of information technology and empower IT Managers with the business and interpersonal skills essential in managing the complexities of information technology. The program provides information and tools to lead strategically; manage their team effectively; and support the leadership in executing key objectives.
• Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Certificate provides a unique focus on leadership in information security for public sector IT professionals. It enables IT leaders responsible for information security to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed at the executive level.
JLL’s robust Public Institutions team with 90+ dedicated real estate specialists has a successful track record delivering solutions to 200+ public sector entities. Government entities require a partner that understands the challenges and complexities you face. Many from our dedicated public institutions team are former government employees. We understand the long-term need to protect the public interests and taxpayer dollars, transparency requirements and political realities that you face. JLL can help government entities structure public private partnerships by sharing the risk and financial burden of necessary projects. JLL is a leader in proven integrated facilities management processes that lead to cost reduction, improved efficiency, and reduced risk. We implement best practices from the private sector to help you lower total facility costs without sacrificing service levels.
JLL is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. A Fortune 500 company with annual fee revenue of $4.7 billion and gross revenue of $5.4 billion, JLL has more than 230 corporate offices, operated in 80 countries and has a global workforce of approximately 58,000. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 3.4 billion square feet, and completed $118 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2014. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated.
Learn more at: http://www.us.joneslanglasalle.com/govt.
Jennifer Dowd, Senior Marketing Manager, Public Sector
Kronos is the leader in workforce management solutions that enable public sector organizations to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity. Over 2500 government customers use Kronos today for time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, and labor analytics. Kronos’ State government customers specifically benefit from a Kronos solution in many ways.
- Create efficiencies by eliminating current paper processes used to track employee work and leave time
- Improve adherence to labor laws and union policies while having real-time visibility to dollars spent on discretionary overtime
- Increase employee satisfaction by automating manual workforce processes and offering a self-service environment
Linea Solutions is an information technology management consultant firm delivering expertise to state and local employee benefits, health insurance, public retirement, and worker compensation agencies across the US and Canada. Linea, with no bias toward any individual technology or product, provides strategy, project management, and business analyst services. Our projects are typically centered around business and technology strategy, future system plans and Roadmaps, process analysis and design, requirements definition/RFP creation/procurement, and new technology implementation support (oversight project management, change management, user testing, organizational readiness, and system rollout support).
Doug White, Trade Relations Manager
Since 1998, Lytx® has grown to help protect over 1,400 clients and more than 600,000 drivers through its safety programs and services. With true video telematics, Lytx can help provide you deeper insights into your fleet through the collection and analysis of video and vehicle data together.
With the Lytx DriveCam Program, complete with fleet tracking and fuel management solutions, you get the tools you need to:
• Improve Safety
• Ensure Policy Compliance
• Optimize Vehicle Utilization
• Reduce Gas Emissions
• Reduce Vehicle Maintenance Costs
• Protect against fraudulent claims
For more information, visit www.lytx.com, @lytx on Twitter, or on our YouTube channel
April Dubois, Advisor Public Sector Practice
McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm that serves leading businesses, governments, non governmental organizations, and not-for-profits. We help our clients make lasting improvements to their performance and realize their most important goals. Over nearly a century, we’ve built a firm uniquely equipped to this task.
Jim Kelly, Partner - US Public Sector
Morneau Shepell has been a leading North American provider of human resources consulting and administration services for nearly 50 years. We are proud to support over 350 clients and serve more than 2,600,000 benefit plan participants in the government market. Our flexible and innovative retirement, health, and benefits administration solutions are currently helping state and local government’s better serve their employee and retiree participants while reducing the cost of benefits administration. The extensive experience and deep knowledge we have gained from working with government organizations makes Morneau Shepell a valuable partner in meeting the challenges of today’s complex benefits environment.
Our public sector administration solutions address the complex requirements of government benefits delivery organizations:
• Pension administration system modernization
• Health & Welfare benefits transition management
• Enterprise integration of legacy or new systems and data
• Deployment of distributed self-service to agencies, departments, and plan participants
• Participant education and consolidation of multi-agency benefits
• Support increasing plan changes and participant needs with limited staff and lower budgets
• Workforce health and productivity improvement
With almost 4,000 Morneau Shepell colleagues, we apply the expertise of our entire organization to develop flexible innovation to help you meet any challenge.
Freya Craig, Marketing and Event Coordinator
NEOGOV is the market and technology leader in on-demand human resources software for the public sector. Our HR software automates the entire hiring, onboarding, and performance evaluation process.
Laura Rictor, Enterprise Sales Director, Government Sales
SmartDrive Systems gives fleets and drivers unprecedented driving performance insight and analysis, helping save fuel, expenses and lives. Its video analysis, predictive analytics and personalized performance program help fleets improve driving skills, lower operating costs and deliver significant ROI. With an easy-to-use managed service, fleets and drivers can access and self-manage driving performance anytime, anywhere. The Company has compiled the world's largest storehouse of more than 100 million analyzed risky-driving events. SmartDrive serves customers across a variety of industries, from waste management, retail and wholesale to food distribution, transit and armored car. SmartDrive records comprehensive video-based data from the road, thoroughly reviews fuel and safety performance, and provides the recommendations and tools for fleet managers to easily respond and deliver savings—all through an easy-to-use managed service.
Julia Litvak, Marketing Director, Government Markets
TwentyEighty Strategy Execution’s mission is to demonstrate to our clients how a decision to invest in improving the performance of project-based staff will lead to superior returns and the attainment of their most important business objectives.
Since 1981, TwentyEighty Strategy Execution has been successfully helping government organizations improve their project and contract management through innovative training solutions. In addition to more than 100 courses delivered to all major federal agencies, most state and local government entities, and educational institutions nationwide, TwentyEighty Strategy Execution offers several certification programs through our educational partner, The George Washington University.
Our project-focused training services include: workshops and seminars, learning reinforcement and validation, individual and organizational assessments, and strategic consulting in the areas of government projects, requirements, contracts, and vendor management.
If you would like more information regarding TwentyEighty Strategy Execution’s products or services, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1 888.374.8884
Paul Campbell, Vice President, Public Sector
UnitedHealthcare is committed to improving the health care experience of state employees, retirees and their families. We help lower health care costs, maximize taxpayer resources and enable employees to make informed health care decisions. UnitedHealthcare has expertise and resources dedicated to serving public sector agencies, employees and their families. We help 19 state agencies across the nation provide state employees and their families with access to the highest quality care; reduce the cost of health care and maximize taxpayer resources; and enable employees to make informed decisions so they can stay healthy and productive.
Samantha Yapp, Marketing Coordinator
Welltok, the leading consumer health enterprise Software as a Service company, is on a mission to empower consumers to achieve their optimal health. Its award-winning CaféWell Health Optimization Platform connects consumers with available and relevant benefits, resources and rewards by designing personalized action plans. Additionally, the company's technology-enabled services leverage both advanced analytics to derive meaningful consumer insights and multi-channel communications to reach consumers through the right channel with the right message. Welltok drives greater consumer engagement and healthcare value for customers across the healthcare continuum including payers, employers, government programs (Medicare and Medicaid) and providers.
Wheels, Inc. was established in 1939 as the world’s first automotive fleet leasing and management company. Seventy-seven years later, Wheels is one of the largest privately-held companies in North America, featuring a portfolio of 325,000 vehicles under management across the continent, capabilities in 48 countries worldwide, and a client base that consists of some of the best-known businesses in the world. In addition to vehicle acquisition and leasing, Wheels provides numerous specialized services that help all sorts of organizations manage their fleets. These include driver/vehicle support functions like maintenance management, fuel cards, and registration processing, as well as strategic account-level consultation to drive optimal fleet efficiency and measure results. For additional information, please contact email@example.com.
Jenny Chen, Field Marketing
World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT) is a global systems integrator that provides innovative supply chain solutions and a proven approach to discover, evaluate, architect and implement technology for our customers. Founded in 1990, WWT has grown from a small product reseller into a global systems integrator with more than $7 billion in annual revenue and over 3,000 employees. We serve the technology needs of large public and private organizations, including many Educational Institutions. WWT attributes our ongoing success to strict adherence to core values, a clear vision and mission, and a customer-focused team of professionals.
Our Technology Practice areas include: Big Data, Cloud, Collaboration, Compute, Mobility, Networking, Security, Software and Storage
• Technology solutions provider to more than 40 FORTUNE 100 companies
• Advanced Technology Center: a $100 million hands-on solutions showcase
• More than 2 million square feet of global warehouse space dedicated to supply chain solutions
• Fifth consecutive year ranking in top 50 of FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For”
• Ranked #45 on Forbes’ “America’s Largest Private Companies” list
• Strong financials: $1 billion credit line; average compound annual growth rate exceeding 15%
• ISO 9001 and TL9000 registered
• Certified Minority-owned Business Enterprise (MBE)
WWT has considerable experience serving state and local governments and educational institutions. WWT holds numerous state contracts for the procurement of products and services. Additionally, WWT works with K-12 school districts and higher education institutions nationwide to provide advanced technology solutions designed to facilitate teaching and learning.