Transcript: Robin Lineberger
Issues that drive our federal practice are a result of the choices that the current administration makes. Issues out there are generally the same, but each administration prioritizes, which issues they are going to address during their administration. Thus, we end up reacting to those from a service provider’s standpoint that really helps shape and change the direction of our federal practice. The projects that we are currently working on that will have an impact in the future and example of that is the navy financial management system help us better manage the defense dollars and stretch those budget dollars further and projects like our sustainability initiative where we are trying to help the federal government reduce its carbon footprint and improve our overall environment.
This is a rubbing from the Vietnam Memorial. It is my father’s name. Over the years, it has really provided me with an illustration of public service, personal sacrifice, and really has been the main motivator as to why I continue to practice and participate in public service both on the job as well as in private life. We are poised for continual growth. I think, the primary reason for that is the major transformations that the federal government is going through in the areas of health care, finance, sustainability. In order to address those, we have spent a lot of time culturalizing training and building process, so that we can execute the business.
I have worked in a number of different organizations over the years and if I were to compare the different environments, some of the things that jump out at me are from a professional services firm standpoint of the depth and breadth of the resources and capability at Deloitte, the ability to draw from experts from not only across the national, but around the world to be able to bring that capability to our clients.