Adjunct Professor, SPP, and CEO, Action 2 Outcomes
School of Public Policy
Anne McIntyre-Lahner is the CEO of Action 2 Outcomes, where she helps government and nonprofit agencies align their actions to outcomes. Anne’s projects include program evaluation, strategic planning, performance management, training, and program development. Anne has presented at numerous local, regional, and international conferences on data-driven decision-making, managing for results, and strengthening government accountability.
Anne’s experience includes twenty-six years with the State of Connecticut, where she served in numerous management roles for the Judicial Branch and the Department of Children and Families. Throughout her career, she has focused on systems change, developing and overseeing accountability practices, and leading strategic planning and performance management work. At DCF, Anne implemented agency-wide utilization of Results Based Accountability (RBA) for internal and contracted-service planning and performance management, and implemented an outcome-focused approach in disaster-preparedness planning for the agency.
Before entering public service, Anne worked in the non-profit sector for 11 years. She holds a BA degree in English and Experimental Psychology, a MS degree in Counseling and School Psychology.
Anne is the author of Stop Spinning Your Wheels: Using Results Based Accountability to Steer Your Agency to Success about implementation of RBA for public or private agency leaders who are ready to focus on outcomes to ensure the people they serve are better off. She is co-author of Data is Not a Four-Letter Word: Turning Data Fear Into Data Enthusiasm, due out soon.