Folsom, CA, October 8, 2019: In October, venerable Folsom, Calif.-based Kiefer Consulting added Chad Vander Veen to its roster as a business development manager. Vander Veen brings with him deep knowledge of the state and local government IT environment, having spent nearly 10 years reporting for Government Technology magazine and its sister publications, including Governing and Public CIO.
“I’ve known Greg [Kiefer] for many years and I’ve always admired the reputation he and his team have worked so diligently to build over the years,” Vander Veen told Techwire. “When the opportunity to work for Kiefer Consulting materialized, I jumped because I truly enjoy working in the state and local government space and meeting the men and women doing their best to make government work better.”
During his 18-year career Chad has served in various other capacities, including as conference director at e.Republic, Inc. for events such as the California Public Sector CIO Academy and the California Digital Government Summit; as editor of FutureStructure magazine; and as information officer at the California High-Speed Rail Authority. Chad also has broad experience in corporate marketing and communications. With a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from the University of Redlands, Chad is passionate about using his unique skillset to help make government work better for all.
“We’re really excited to have Chad on board,” said Greg Kiefer, president of Kiefer Consulting. “His broad knowledge of state and local government, along with his knack for content creation and his ability to forge meaningful relationships with stakeholders will be instrumental as we continue our mission of delivering to our clients industry-leading solutions and top-tier service.”