Danny Werfel

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Biden’s OMB controller pick faces opportunity to reinvigorate long-vacant role

The Biden administration is taking steps to fill a major role at the Office of Management and Budget left without a permanent officeholder for nearly five…

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Agencies facing reorganization, relocation suffer major drops on Best Places to Work rankings

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FY18 budget cuts could slice into civilian agency programs, personnel

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Eliminating the EPA: Can it be done, and would we regret it?

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The fiscal chopping block: How programs are saved, sliced in the federal budget

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Pushing back on improper payments begins at front end of fight

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Danny Werfel: OMB tackles hike in improper payment rates

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Danny Werfel: Improper payments not a switch government can turn on and off

Agencies lose a new record of $125 billion in improper payments last year. Twenty-two different agencies committed errors, and three programs account for…

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OPM’s Beth Cobert can learn from former IRS scandal

Danny Werfel, the former acting IRS commissioner, sheds light on the challenges Beth Cobert, the new acting director of the Office of Personnel Management,…

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Danny Werfel: Advice for the next OPM leader

It’ll be a tough road ahead for the next director of the Office of Personnel Management after Katherine Archuleta resigned. That person will enter an agency trying to recover from the biggest known breach of federal employee data in history. But what can they do to ensure success? Danny Werfel has been there, done that. He was brought in to lead the Internal Revenue Service in 2013 after its administrator stepped down due to a series of scandals. Now a director in the Public Sector practice at The…

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