2009 General Audit Management (GAM) Conference: Session Detail
What Would the Founders Say? How America Can Get Back On Track
President and CEO, Peter G. Peterson Foundation and Former Comptroller General of the United States
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Dave Walker advocates for specific policy solutions, works proactively with grantees and other partners to build strong coalitions for positive change, and encourages and engages in grassroots efforts to bring pressure on Washington to act and hold people accountable if they fail to act. Prior to joining the Peterson Foundation, he received three presidential appointments and unanimous Senate confirmations. His most recent was as U.S. comptroller general and head of the Government Accountability Office. Walker previously served as a public trustee for Social Security and Medicare, and as assistant secretary of Labor for Pension and Employee Benefit programs. His career also includes 20 years in the private sector.