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David Grant

MEMBER SINCE: 2019

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History of Employment

Position
Division
Organization
Start
End
Founder and Partner
Potomac Ridge Consulting
2018
ongoing
Associate Administrator
Mission Support
FEMA
2015
2017
Deputy Administrator (Acting)
Federal Emergency Management Agency
2017
2017
Chief Procurement Officer
Mission Support
FEMA
2014
2015
Chief
Agency-Wide Shared Services
Internal Revenue Service
2009
2014
Director
Procurement
IRS
2000
2009
Deputy Director
Procurement
IRS
1999
2000
Director, Office of Information Technology Acquisition
Procurement
IRS
1998
1999
Chief, Tax Processing Administration Branch
Procurement
IRS
1992
1998
Contracting Officer
Communication Electronics Command (CECOM)
1984
1990
Staff Assistant
MIlitary Personnel Center Dep't of the Army
1983
1984
Primary Policy Areas

Government Operations/Innovation, Homeland Security, Taxes

Primary Sector of Expertise

Federal

Primary Functions

Budgeting and Finance, Change Management, Grants Management, Human Capital, Information Technology, Intergovernmental, Organizational Structure/Design/Development, Performance Measurement, Procurement and Acquisition, Risk Management, Strategic Planning, Working Capital Funds

Management Matters Podcast

Grand Challenge: Build Resilient Communities

The Role of FEMA in Supporting Community Resilience with David Grant

Season: 1 Episode:13 | August 03, 2020

Show Notes:

In this episode, we welcome David Grant, Founder of Potomac Ridge Consulting, long-time government senior executive who retired from FEMA, and Academy Fellow, to discuss FEMA disaster response and mitigation, coordination during recovery, and understanding how the resilience function evolves over time.

With guest David Grant, Founder of Potomac Ridge Consulting, long time government senior executive who retired from FEMA, and Academy Fellow

Topics Include:

  • Disaster response and mitigation
  • Coordinating several federal agencies in a recovery operation
  • The role of grants in disaster and recovery preparation
  • Hurricane season during a pandemic
  • His advice to clients in the private sector on building resilience

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