Robert Zahradnik


Robert Zahradnik
Robert Zahradnik
Principal Officer
Government Performance
The Pew Charitable Trusts


Robert Zahradnik develops innovative engagement strategies, manages partnerships, and ensures the work of all projects across Pew’s government performance portfolio is coordinated and collaborative. Zahradnik has extensive experience and expertise in the area of state and local fiscal health.

Before joining Pew, Zahradnik worked for the chief financial officer of the District of Columbia as a manager in the Office of Budget and Planning and then as director of research in the Office of Revenue Analysis, where he managed a research agenda that covered tax, budget, and economic policies and practices. He also served as a senior policy analyst with the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

Zahradnik holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Pennsylvania State University and a master’s in public administration from George Washington University.

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