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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.
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Oversight

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Management

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Workforce

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Oversight

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Oversight

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Management

GovExec Daily: How to Budget for the Next Pandemic

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Workforce

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Workforce

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Management

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Management

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Workforce

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Oversight

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Workforce

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Workforce

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Workforce

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Workforce

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Oversight

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Management

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