2018 Fed 100

Federal 100: Conor McGrath

Name: Conor McGrath
Title: Legislative Assistant
Organization: Office of Sen. Jerry Moran

Moving MGT. The Modernizing Government Technology Act promises to help agencies modernize IT systems, improve efficiency and save money. Getting to that point, however, required years of relentless behind-the-scenes work from the likes of McGrath. As a legislative assistant for one of the bill's Senate sponsors, McGrath strategized the plan to include MGT in the annual defense authorization bill. He was also instrumental in rallying industry support and pitching the Trump administration on how what at first blush appeared to be an IT policy bill had the potential to make better use of taxpayer dollars.

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