Alumni Award-Winner Credits GW for Career Success

March 01, 2012

The Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration has awarded Frank P. DiGiammarino, III, MPA ’95, the Distinguished Alumni Award for achievements in the areas of public policy and public administration, and leadership in serving the public interest and enhancing the quality of democratic governance.

“I can’t imagine doing the tough jobs without having been through GW,” said DiGiammarino. “I encourage students to think big, do big things, and celebrate them.” Read more.

Currently the director of innovation and global expansion for Worldwide Public Sector at Amazon, DiGiammarino formerly served as advisor to the Vice President of The United States for Recovery Implementation. As a recognized change agent, he came to that position from the National Academy of Public Administration where he was the vice president of strategic initiatives. Prior to the National Academy, DiGiammarino spent many years as a senior consultant and strategist. Former positions include director and Department of Defense Practice Area lead at Touchstone Consulting Group, general manager and director of program management at Sapient Corporation, and principal consultant with the state and local government practice at American Management Systems.