Local Government Fellow

Matt Malament

Atlanta, GA


Director of Budget, Innovation and Performance, City of Atlanta, GA

Matt Malament is the Director of Budget, Innovation and Performance in the Mayor’s Office at the City of Atlanta. Matt leads a 14-person team that is responsible for developing the Mayor’s proposed budget for the City, running the City’s performance management and data analytics programs and leading a variety of large-scale transformational projects. Since 2013, Matt and his team have rebuilt Atlanta’s performance management program, developed and passed multiple structurally-balanced $2B budgets and implemented projects that have delivered $26M in bottom-line impact to the City’s General Fund budget, to-date.