Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene

Special Project Consultants

Over the course of nearly 30 years, Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene, principals of Barrett and Greene, Inc. have done much-praised analysis, research and writing about state and local governments. Described by Peter Harkness, founder of Governing Magazine as "by far the most experienced journalists in the country covering public performance," they pioneered "grading the cities, counties and states" in management. Related to that work, they founded the Government Performance Project.

They are special projects consultants for the Volcker Alliance, columnists and senior advisors at Route Fifty, senior advisors at the Government Finance Research Center at the University of Illinois in Chicago and fellows in the National Academy of Public Administration. Greene has been named chair of The Center for Accountability and Performance at the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA). In addition, they are columnists for IPMA-HR and consultants to the National Association of State Personnel Executives. Their website is greenebarrett.com.

Press Coverage

Charleston Gazette-Mail
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Maryland Reporter
Friday, December 15, 2017
Illinois Policy
Wednesday, November 15, 2017