Scot Faulkner, MPA

In 1995, Scot Faulkner was elected the first Chief Administrative Officer of the U.S. House of Representatives. His business-based reforms reduced costs and rebuilt the integrity of House operations, achieving sustained savings of $4.5 billion. The business reforms he introduced into the U.S. House became a model for the operation of 44 national parliaments worldwide and were named one of the Top 100 Innovations in American Government by Harvard and the Ford Foundation.

  • Director of Personnel for the Reagan/Bush Campaign, 1980, White House Staff, 1981
  • Held executive posts at the Federal Aviation Administration, General Services Administration, and the U.S. Peace Corps in Malawi, Africa.
  • Vice President of the Photobiomodulation (PBM) Foundation, and Member of the NEJM’s Advisory Council on Healthcare Innovation.
  • Advises organizations on strategic change and leadership, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, ConAgra, Hershey Foods, the World Bank, and the Smithsonian Institution
  • Earned degrees from American University and Lawrence University, and studied at the London School of Economics and Georgetown University.
  • Popular author and commentator on leadership and government reform.