Perry J. Pockros is a Certified Professional FacilitatorTM and the founder and principal of Facilis LLC, a facilitation and management consulting professional services practice focused on enhancing the organizational effectiveness of public and nonprofit entities through data-driven facilitated decision-making, strategic and performance planning, organizational development, and adult instructional training. From 1996 to 2012, he held executive roles with Hagerty Consulting, IBM Global Business Services, and PricewaterhouseCoopers in business development, account management, program management and project delivery addressing complex public sector problems.
In 2012, Mr. Pockros helped stand-up the national Fix the Debt campaign with the Committee for a Responsible Federal Government by organizing a CEO leadership advisory council. He has served on selection panel for the Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Awards for Distinguished D.C. Government Employees and currently serves on the board of the Mid-Atlantic Facilitators Network.
From 1989-1995, Mr. Pockros served as chief of staff to U.S. Representative Samuel Gejdenson (CT-2) and as a professional staff on the Committee on House Administration. During 1990-1994, he was the Staff Director of the House Task Force on Campaign Finance Reform that developed the first comprehensive Congressional spending limit and public financing legislative proposal.
Mr. Pockros earned a M.A. in public policy studies from the University of Chicago, and B.A. in science in society and government from Wesleyan University.