Dustin Brown

Official Liaison of the Federal Government to the Volcker Alliance

Dustin Brown joined the Volcker Alliance as a senior fellow from August 2018 through January 2019, before becoming the official liaison of the federal government to the Volcker Alliance. Mr. Brown took a six-month sabbatical from his role as the deputy assistant director for management at the US Office of Management and Budget to partner with the Volcker Alliance on efforts to improve government effectiveness. He joined the Volcker Alliance through Title IV of the Intergovernmental Personnel Act of 1970 (“IPA”) which permits temporary assignment of personnel among federal, state, and local governments, institutes of higher education, and other eligible organizations.

In his role at OMB, Mr. Brown serves as the career Senior Executive Service leading the Office of Performance and Personnel Management which is responsible for developing and overseeing implementation of the President’s Management Agenda; improving government-wide mission performance through the Government Performance and Results Modernization Act; and working with the Office of Personnel Management to advance federal workforce issues. He also helps lead several cross-agency efforts including reforming the security clearance process, streamlining the infrastructure permitting process, reducing administrative burden, and improving customer service.

He joined OMB’s Housing Branch in August 2001, has worked in OMB’s International Affairs Division, and served as the OMB director’s special assistant for policy. He has a bachelor’s degree from Manchester College in Indiana and a master’s in public administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. Mr. Brown also received a Fulbright Scholarship to study in Quito, Ecuador.

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