CountyStat Manager, Prince George’s County, Md.
Ben Birge is the manager of Prince George’s CountyStat. The office is responsible for providing analysis and oversight to ensure county services are operating in an efficient, productive, and cost-effective manner. CountyStat is also responsible for the performance data analysis in support of the budget and works with agencies to modernize and improve workflows. Prior to coming to CountyStat, Ben served as deputy director in the County’s Office of Management and Budget. He has spent his career in the public policy arena at all levels of government with particular focus on budget and program analysis.