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David Padrino

Executive Director, Human Capital Data Management and Modernization

David Padrino is the Executive Director of the Office of Human Capital Data Management and Modernization at the Office of Personnel Management under the Biden-Harris Administration. David is leading the effort to help OPM and all federal 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 Chief Operating Officer. 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. He teaches a class on delivering results in state government at the University of Colorado – School of Public Affairs.

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