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Ross Gianfortune

Ross Gianfortune

Engagement Editor

Prior to joining Government Executive’s staff, Ross Gianfortune worked at The Washington Post, The Gazette Newspapers, WXRT Radio and The Columbia Missourian. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from University of Missouri and a master's in communications from the American University.
Prior to joining Government Executive’s staff, Ross Gianfortune worked at The Washington Post, The Gazette Newspapers, WXRT Radio and The Columbia Missourian. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from University of Missouri and a master's in communications from the American University.
Workforce

GovExec Daily: What to Do About the Politicization of the TSP

GovExec contributor Dallen Haws joins the podcast to discuss Congress and the White House meddling in the Thrift Savings Plan.

Management

GovExec Daily: Staffing at the IRS and the Biden Budget

Eric Katz joins the show to discuss IRS chiefCharles Rettig’s recent appearance before the Senate Finance Committee .

Management

GovExec Daily: How an RFI Can Further Biden Diversity Goals

Stan Soloway joins the podcast to discuss how a recent request for information is being used as a crowd-sourcing tool for policy solutions around equity goals.

Management

GovExec Daily: The Deadline for Agency Plans to Bring Back Feds

Courtney Bublé joins the show to discuss the email asking agencies to submit their return plans.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Human Capital Lessons from the COVID-19 Crisis

Deloitte’s Libby Bacon joins the podcast to discuss how public sector organizations can be more effective, post-pandemic.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: The Hiring Possibilities in Biden's First Budget

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss the big takeaways from the president's blueprint.

Pay & Benefits

GovExec Daily: The Pay Raise in Biden's New Budget

Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss the workforce aspects of the blueprint.

Management

GovExec Daily: Climate and a National Green Bank

Kathleen Sifer and Phil Kangas join the podcast to discuss one avenue for the federal government to advance environmental policy.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Should Your Salary be a Secret to Your Coworkers?

Dr. Peter A. Bamberger joins the show to discuss his research on pay transparency and organizational behavior.

Management

GovExec Daily: The Definition, History and Misunderstandings of Critical Race Theory

Atiba Madyun joins the podcast to explain CRT and why so many are upset about it.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Honoring the Best in Government

Tom Shoop joins the show to discuss the Government Hall of Fame and The Theodore Roosevelt Government Leadership Awards.

Defense

GovExec Daily: Base Renaming and the First Woman-Led U.S. Military Mission

Ben Watson joins the show to discuss Harriet Tubman's role in the Combahee River raid and the latest Defense One Radio episode.

Management

GovExec Daily: The Justice Department's Role in the Pandemic Response

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss a new task force to combat fraud.

Management

GovExec Daily: Is the Civil Service Ready for the Biden Agenda?

Mark Abramson of Leadership Inc. joins the podcast to discuss how feds are prepared for a new era of big government.

Management

GovExec Daily: Are You Bringing Employees Back to an Unhealthy Workplace?

Michael Lee Stallard joins the podcast to discuss how to foster a better return to office.

Management

GovExec Daily: CBP, Social Media and the IG Report

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss a new Homeland Security Inspector General report on workforce issues at Customs and Border Protection.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: Brian Miller and Pandemic Oversight

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss her conversation with the Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery and other oversight stories.

Management

GovExec Daily: Congress and the Budget Process

The Project on Government Oversight's Liz Hempowicz joined the show to discuss the power of the purse.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Dealing With the Complex Changes Brought on by Telework

Dr. John Kotter joins the show to discuss how flexibility will be key to agencies as employees come back to offices.

Tech

GovExec Daily: How Governments Can Promote Equity

Former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley joins the show to discuss how local governments can leverage data and information to promote equity.