Robert Shea is a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and a principal and member of the organizational improvement team. He leads Grant Thornton’s Cost, Budget, and Performance Management Community of Practice as well as a number of performance management engagements, including the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Homeland Security, and Veterans Affairs, and the U.S. National Endowment for the Arts. He most recently worked with the U.S. Office of Management and Budget as the associate director for administration and government performance. Before joining OMB, Shea served as counsel to the senate committee on governmental affairs.