ROBERT O'NEILL, CHAIR EMERITUS
Mr. O’Neill currently runs his own consulting firm that provides business strategy and business development services to public and private sector clients. He has over 30 years of experience working with and consulting to state and local governments in California and throughout the nation. He has significant experience conducting strategic planning, financial management, business process reengineering, and information technology projects with over 150 government agencies.
Bob recently served as the Director of the California State Lottery. He formerly was a Principal at KPMG, LLP where he directed the firm’s Western Region State and Local Government Practice. He also formerly served as the Executive Director of the Commission on California State Government Organization and Economy, also known as “The Little Hoover Commission.” In addition he was a Senior Performance Auditor with the California Auditor General’s Office.
Bob holds a Masters’ Degree in Public Administration from California State University, Sacramento and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Colby College in Waterville, Maine. He is a Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) with the Association of Government Accountants and a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with the Project Management Institute. Bob is a former officer in the United States Air Force and is a Vietnam Era Veteran.
Bob has been an active member of the Sacramento non-profit community throughout his career. He currently serves as a Board Member on the California Vet Fund Foundation. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the Stanford Home for Children and the Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce