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Patrick Mallory

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Since 2007, Patrick Mallory has served as a consultant to federal and state agencies for Deloitte, assisting with strategy and program implementation and evaluation; policy analysis; process reengineering; IT/ERP implementation; and general project management. Innovation and cost efficiency, particularly in the state sector, are also key interests.

Mallory, who is based in Raleigh, N.C., holds a master's degree in public policy and management from Carnegie Mellon University and bachelor's degrees in economics and political science Virginia Tech.

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