Local Government Fellow

Jennifer Reed

Washington D.C.


Chief Performance Officer, Washington D.C.

Jenny Reed is DC’s Chief Performance Officer and leads the Office of Performance Management (OPM) within the Office of the City Administrator. OPM uses data, strategic planning and innovation to continuously improve the programs and services that DC government delivers. Jenny first joined DC Government in 2015 as the Mayor’s Deputy Budget Director. Prior to that role, she spent nearly eight years at the DC Fiscal Policy Institute where she served as Deputy Director and was a widely recognized expert on the DC budget, affordable housing, poverty and income trends and tax policy. Jenny holds an undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Rhode Island and a M.P.P. from George Washington University.