2016 Fed 100

Federal 100: Matthew A. Tait

Name: Matthew A. Tait
Title: Senior Managing Director
Company: Accenture Federal Services

An unsung success story. Although it's no longer in the headlines, making HealthCare.gov work is still a big job. As Accenture's lead on the project, Tait spearheaded the teams that closed out the 2015 open-enrollment period, got ready for the launch of the 2016 season, and built and maintained back-end connections to IRS systems for verifying applicants' eligibility. Under his leadership, the marketplace service reported lower costs and higher customer satisfaction. He also helped engineer a cultural shift in which contractors and feds embraced a "one jersey" concept, with everyone playing for the same team.

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