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Nancy Potok

MEMBER SINCE: 2003

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Dr. Nancy Potok Is the CEO of NAPx Consulting. She served as the Chief Statistician of the United States in the Executive Office of the President until January 2020, during which time she served as a Commissioner on the US Commission on Evidence-Based Policy Making and co-chair of the Federal Data Strategy. Prior to that, she served as Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer of the U.S. Census Bureau; Deputy Under Secretary for Economic Affairs at the US Department of Commerce; Senior Vice President for Economic, Labor, and Population Studies at NORC at the University of Chicago; and Chief Operating Officer at McManis & Monsalve Associates, a data analytics and organizational transformation firm. She has been an adjunct professor and Senior Fellow at The George Washington University and is a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, non-resident fellow at the Urban Institute, and chairs the Board of Trustees for the Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics at UCLA. She also serves on the Board of Visitors for the University of Pittsburgh School of Computing and Information and is a contributing editor to the Harvard Data Science Review.

History of Employment

Position
Division
Organization
Start
End
CEO
NAPx Consulting LLC
NAPx Consulting LLC
2020
Present
Chair, Scientific and Technical Advisory Board
The Coleridge Initiative
2021
Present
Chief Statistician of the US
OIRA
OMB
2017
2020
Senior Fellow
Center for Excellence in Public Education
GWU
2014
2019
Deputy director and COO
Census Bureau
Dept of Commerce
2012
2017
Adjunct Professor
Trachtenburg School
GWU
2011
2017
Deputy Under Secretary for Economic Affairs
ESA
Dept of Commerce
2009
2012
COO
McManis & Monsalve Assoc
2005
2009
Senior VP
Economic, Population, and Labor Studies
NORC at the University of Chicago
2003
2005
CFO
Census Bureau
Dept of Commerce
1995
2002
Primary Policy Areas

Budget and Finance, Commerce, Economy, Government Operations/Innovation, Labor/Workforce Training and RecruitmentLabor

Primary Sector of Expertise

Federal

Primary Functions