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Robert O'Neill


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Senior Vice President, Public Finance, Davenport & Company and Contributor, Governing. Former Executive Director, International City/County Management Association; President, National Academy of Public Administration; County Executive, Fairfax County, Virginia. Former positions with City of Hampton, Virginia: City Manager; Assistant City Manager for Administrative Services; Management Systems Coordinator; Management Intern; Director, Public Employment Program. Former Director of Management Consulting Services, Coopers and Lybrand; Regional Manager, Management Improvement Corporation of America.

History of Employment

Executive in Residence
Riley Center
College of Charleston
Former Executive Director
International City/County Management Association
National Academy of Public Administration
County Executive
Fairfax County, Virginia
City Manager
Assistant City Manager for Administrative Services
Management Systems Coordinator
City of Hampton, Virginia
Management Intern
City of Hampton, Virginia
Public Employment Program
City of Hampton, Virginia
Director of Management Consulting Services
Coopers and Lybrand
Regional Manager
Management Improvement Corporation of America
Executive in Residence
College of Charleston
Primary Policy Areas

Budget and Finance, Environment/Natural Resources, Government Operations/Innovation, Infrastructure, International Aid and Development, Pensions, Taxes, Transportation, Urban Affairs

Primary Sector of Expertise


Primary Functions

Academic Faculty, Budgeting and Finance, Change Management, Intergovernmental, Organizational Structure/Design/Development, Performance Measurement, Strategic Planning

Management Matters Podcast

Grand Challenge: Develop New Approaches to Public Governance and Engagement

Building Capacity: A Look Back at the First Year of the Center for Intergovernmental Partnerships with Bob O'Neill and Dr. Nancy Augustine

Season: 1 Episode:125 | September 05, 2022

Show Notes:

On this episode, we welcome Bob O'Neill, Member of the Center for Intergovernmental Partnerships (CIP) Executive Committee and Academy Fellow and Dr. Nancy Augustine, Director of the CIP to discuss the intergovernmental challenges the US faced during the pandemic, the need for local government capacity building, and the CIP's actions in this area over the past year.