The Center brings together our unique experience and expertise to rejuvenate public programs.

We conduct program evaluations.

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

  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Service
  • Collaboration
  • Continuous Improvement

Program Knowledge

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

Governance Mechanisms

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

Program Evaluation

  • Rapid Feedback
  • Continuous Monitoring
  • Outcome Evaluation
  • Legislation and Regulation

The Center Offers a Full Line of These Services

To policymakers 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 results are 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.

George Grob 2-20-20


George F. Grob is the 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 the head of the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, he oversaw the production of more than 1,000 program inspections and evaluations.

He also served as the deputy inspector general for Management and Policy, with oversight of management systems, external affairs, congressional relations, human resources management, budget, and information technology.

As the 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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