Jeff Bankowski is a Partner in Guidehouse’s Detroit office and a senior leader within the State and Local Government practice. With more than 30 years of experience, Bankowski is well versed on all aspects of public sector strategy and operations. During his career, he has worked with more than 20 state governments as well as some of the largest cities and counties in the United States. Notably, he has advised Governors and senior public officials and presented to various legislative committees on grants management, enterprise risk, operational efficiency and digital transformation. Prior to joining Guidehouse, Bankowski served as the Chief Performance Officer for the State of Michigan.
In addition, Bankowski is a national thought leader on government finance and innovation and has taught at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. He was the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) national award winner for his outstanding leadership. Currently, he serves as a senior advisor to the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) on its Committee on Governmental Budgeting and Fiscal Policy. Bankowski holds an MBA in change management consulting from DePaul University and a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance and accounting from the University of Michigan.