2017 Fed 100

Federal 100: John Scalia Jr.

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Name: John Scalia Jr.
Title: Chief of Forecasting and Analysis, Prisoner Operations Division, U.S. Marshals Service
Agency/Company: Justice Department

Making money-saving models. The U.S. Marshals Service pays a per diem for every bed occupied by a prisoner, which has resulted in a significant strain on its budget and its ability to deliver cost-effective services. Scalia used advanced analytics and modeling to help the Federal Prisoner Detention program make strategic decisions that are delivering significant results — to the tune of $211 million in historical cost savings and an annual anticipated avoidance of $46 million. His analyses also established a framework for reducing detention spending by consolidating prisoners into lower-cost facilities, increasing capacity and streamlining transfers.

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