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David Padrino

Chief Transformation Officer , Office of the Director

David Padrino is the Chief Transformation Officer (CTO) at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management under the Biden-Harris Administration.  In this role, David supports a wide range of initiatives to transform OPM’s capacity and capability to deliver on the goals of its Strategic Plan and the President’s Management Agenda.  Before becoming CTO, David served as the leader for the Office of Human Capital Data Management and Modernization, where he led the effort to help OPM and Agencies use human capital data to drive better workforce decisions and organizational results. 

Prior to working in the Biden-Harris Administration, David held a series of leadership roles in Colorado state government.  He served as the state’s first Chief Performance Officer for Governor John Hickenlooper and Chief of Staff to the Lt. Governor and COO.  In 2018, Results for America named Colorado one of the top five leading states at using data and evidence to deliver results for people.  He later served as the Chief Recovery Officer for the State’s Attorney General to help support the state’s response to the COVID crisis.   

Before joining state government, David spent seven years at the Boston Consulting Group serving large private and public sector clients on strategy, operational improvement and talent management.   Earlier in his career he created workforce development policy at the New York City Workforce Investment Board and was a Coro Fellow in Public Affairs.

David graduated with Honors from Vassar College and earned an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania where he was a Mitchell Fellow. 

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