George F. Grob is President of the Center for Public Program Evaluation. He has over 45 years of professional service and leadership in the fields of accountability, evaluation, and policy development. As head of the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in the US Department of Health and Human Services, he oversaw the production of more than 1,000 program inspections and evaluations. He also served as Deputy Inspector General for Management and Policy, with oversight over management systems, external affairs, congressional relations, human resources management, budget, and information technology. As Executive Director of the Citizens’ Healthcare Working Group, he organized a nationwide discussion of our country’s health care system, leading to recommendations to the President and the Congress. Mr. Grob has testified two dozen times before Congress and assisted other public officials in doing so as well.

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Senior Collaborators

Joy Quill is the Senior Partner of our group. She is President of C. J. Quill & Associates, Inc., an evaluation and training consulting group serving public and private sector clients since 1995. She specializes in evaluating human service programs and developing practical courses for adult professionals. Learn More

Ruth Anne Gigliotti is founder and president of Synthesis Professional Services. She has more than 20 years’ experience supporting federal, private sector, and non-profit agencies’ strategic planning, research and evaluation, information dissemination, and publications development efforts.  Learn More

Policy Evaluation Collaborative

Our team of experienced policy evaluators have years of experience and a range of expertise that can fulfill your needs.  Learn More

Midlothian and Purcellville, Virginia

Governance Mechanisms

  • Management
  • Program Oversight
  • Policy Making
  • Legislation and Regulation

The Center brings together our unique experience and expertise to rejuvenate

public programs   

Program Evaluation

  • Rapid Feedback
  • Continuous Monitoring
  • Outcome Evaluation

We conduct program evaluations

The Center offers a full line of these services to policy makers and program managers of governments, nonprofit foundations, and other public entities.  We help them develop sound programs, get them off to a good start, and keep them under control.  Then we evaluate the results and convert that knowledge back into program improvements.  The result is better service and lower cost.

We can bring this skill set to bear on today's issues and opportunities quickly and expertly.  We have collaborative relationships with numerous like-minded professionals and firms.  

We are professional colleagues passionate about public service. We are guided by fundamental values

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  • Integrity

  • Professionalism

  • Service

  • Collaboration

  • Continuous Improvement

Program Knowledge

  • Health
  • Human Services
  • Disaster Readiness and Response
  • Education
  • Housing and Community Development
  • Fraud Prevention