David Haun

  • As DHS’ Joint Requirements Council matures, industry echoes calls for more collaboration

    The Homeland Security Industrial Base said it is still looking for more collaboration and communication from DHS.

  • Why the president’s 2019 budget request was more of a ‘policy document’ than anything else

    Preparing the president’s most recent budget request was particularly challenging for the Office of Management and Budget this year.

  • The delicate budget balancing act

    Host Ben Carnes of Shaw Bransford & Roth is joined by a panel of budget experts to discuss the current federal funding landscape, how we got here, and if there is any hope for a better future.

    January 26, 2018

  • FY18 budget cuts could slice into civilian agency programs, personnel

    The Trump administration’s plan to reduce non-defense discretionary spending by 10 percent means civilian agencies will need to look at programs and personnel, not just for this year, but for the long-term. Some fiscal observers says it’s time to consider budget process reform.

  • David Haun: A long view of federal management

    You learn a thing or two after 35 years in federal management. David Haun led efforts at the Office of Management and Budget during creation of the Homeland Security Department. More recently, he’s managed OMB’s oversight portfolio for departments that together spend $150 billion a year. He’s received just about all the awards a career civil servant can. Now he’s joined the public sector practice at Grant Thornton and Thursday joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to share what big management hurdles remain for the federal government.