2015 Fed 100

Federal 100: Beth F. Cobert

Beth Cobert

Name: Beth F. Cobert
Title: Deputy Director for Management
Agency: Office of Management and Budget

Manager-in-chief. Cobert took charge of reinvigorating the President's Management Council and advancing the administration's management agenda. She also established a data benchmarking effort for widespread agency use. All the while, she juggled workforce issues, cybersecurity breaches and leadership transitions during a year in which OMB launched the U.S. Digital Service, named a new U.S. CIO, brought in a handful of private-sector tech gurus and issued guidance on information security.

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