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Mr. Greg Wass

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Civic Federation

HQ Phone: (312) 201-9066

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Civic Federation

177 N. State Suite 400

Chicago, Illinois 60601

United States

Company Description

The Civic Federation is committed to using the information at its disposal to effect positive changes in government policy through working with public officials. Government leaders look to us to produce independent, reliable information about subjects tha ... more

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Employment History

Chief Information Officer, State of Illinois

International Trial Attorneys Association

Chief Information Officer

Augie's Front Burner

Partner

FPT&W , Ltd.

Affiliations

Chief Information Officer
Cook County

Senior Advisor, Office of the Governor
State of Illinois

Executive Committee
National Association of State Chief Information Officers

Member of the Adjunct Faculty
Northwestern University

Principal Advisor for Technology
Governor's

Education

B.A.

Economics

Northwestern University

M.A.

Economics

University of Illinois

Master's Degree

Economics

University of Illinois at Chicago

bachelor’s degree

economics

Northwestern University

master’s degree

urban and quantitative economics

University of Illinois

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Gregory Wassgwass@ptwco.com

Greg Wass joined PTW in 1995 and became a partner in 1999.Previously he served as the research director of the Civic Federation, a not-for-profit government research organization.
Greg has served in state and local government as Director of Financial and Information Services for the Illinois State Treasurer; Deputy Director of Finance for the City of Alexandria, Virginia; and Assistant Comptroller for the City of Chicago.
He has co-authored many studies on local government tax policy, economic development, privatization, and governmental innovation.At PTW he has prepared market feasibility studies for such diverse projects as harbors, ice rinks, museums, water projects and supermarkets.
Greg is a member the Government Finance Officers' Association, the National Tax Association, the Association for Investment Management and Research, the Center for Governmental Accounting and Research, and the Urban Innovations in Illinois board.He holds a Master's Degree in Economics from the University of Illinois at Chicago.


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Gregory Wassgwass@ptwco.com

Greg Wass joined PTW in 1995 and became a partner in 1999.Previously he served as the research director of the Civic Federation, a not-for-profit government research organization.
Greg has served in state and local government as Director of Financial and Information Services for the Illinois State Treasurer; Deputy Director of Finance for the City of Alexandria, Virginia; and Assistant Comptroller for the City of Chicago.
He has co-authored many studies on local government tax policy, economic development, privatization, and governmental innovation.At PTW he has prepared market feasibility studies for such diverse projects as harbors, ice rinks, museums, water projects and supermarkets.
Greg is a member the Government Finance Officers' Association, the National Tax Association, the Association for Investment Management and Research, the Center for Governmental Accounting and Research, and the Urban Innovations in Illinois board.He holds a Master's Degree in Economics from the University of Illinois at Chicago.


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Greg Wass

Chief Information Officer
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Greg Wass is the chief information officer for the state of Illinois. He has more than 20 years of experience in public sector management and technology consulting, including prior executive positions at the city of Chicago, Illinois State Treasurer, and the city of Alexandria, Virginia.
In the past ten years, he worked as vice president of government solutions for a Fortune 500 technology services company, and was co-owner of a midsized, Chicago-based management and technology consulting firm. Previously, he served as research director for the Civic Federation, where he sponsored the Urban Innovations in Illinois awards program, analyzed the taxes, debt and spending of all major Chicago-area governments, and conducted research in government innovation that was nationally recognized.
As state CIO, Wass is tasked with developing and managing the state's strategic technology plan, overseeing the state's Shared Services initiative, working with the Department of Central Management Services to coordinate application development for all agencies under the governor, and serving as the governor's principal advisor for technology.
Wass is leading efforts that will transform the Illinois government and allow greater collaboration and resource sharing among state agencies. His experience in process change will be integral as the state continues to progress in its Shared Services program and works to reduce administrative costs and improve services for the people.
Wass has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Northwestern University and a master’s degree in urban and quantitative economics from the University of Illinois, and is a member of the adjunct faculty at Northwestern University.


TechAmerica.org TechAmerica Executive Roundtable – State of Illinois IT and Economic Development Priorities w/Greg Wass, CIO, State of Illinois

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On November 13, 2009 TechAmerica will host an Executive Roundtable with Mr. Greg Wass, Chief Information Officer, State of Illinois.

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Guest of Honor: Mr. Greg Wass, CIO, State of Illinois
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Greg Wass is the Chief Information Officer for the State of Illinois. He has more than 20 years experience in public sector management and technology consulting, including prior executive positions at the City of Chicago, Illinois State Treasurer and City of Alexandria, Virginia.
In the past ten years he worked as vice president of government solutions for a Fortune 500 technology services company, and was co-owner of a Chicago-based management and technology consulting firm. Previously, he served as research director for the Civic Federation, where he sponsored the Urban Innovations in Illinois awards program, analyzed the taxes, debt and spending of all major Chicago-area governments, and conducted research in government innovation that was recognized nationally.
As State CIO, Wass is tasked with developing and managing the state's strategic technology plan, overseeing the state's Shared Services initiative, and coordinating application development for all agencies under the Governor.
He is leading cross-boundary efforts that will transform Illinois government and allow greater collaboration and resource sharing among state agencies.
Wass has a B.A. in Economics from Northwestern University and an M.A. in Urban and Quantitative Economics from the University of Illinois, and is on the adjunct faculty at Northwestern University.

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