Kevin Neyland | Senior Consultant
With over 30 years of experience at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Kevin Neyland has an unmatched breadth of experience in Federal regulatory, budget, and information policies. During his career serving five Presidents, Kevin has held senior positions in both OMB’s budget and management sides that have given him a deep understanding of the federal budget and regulatory processes. As deputy administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Kevin oversaw regulatory policy for every Executive Branch regulatory agency – both large and small – from Agriculture through Veterans Affairs, as well as independent agencies such as the Federal Trade Commission the Federal Reserve, and the Securities Exchange Commission. He was OIRA’s acting administrator during the transition between Administrations.
On Federal budget issues, as chief of the Environment Branch and senior analyst in the Natural Resources, Energy and Sciences Special Studies Division, Kevin analyzed the budget for the Environmental Protection Agency and analyzed federal energy and environmental policies as they evolved over three decades. Kevin led many years of budget reviews and development starting from analysis of agency requests through implementation of enacted appropriations. He imposed financial controls on individual programs to cure Anti-Deficiency Act violations and implemented Reconciliation Act requirements for entire agencies. His experience has given him a thorough on-the ground knowledge of Federal budget policies. Kevin analyzed options and advised OMB’s leadership. He briefed Congressional staff and represented the Executive branch before hundreds of organizations and interest groups who wished to express their views. Kevin managed OIRA’s regulatory reviews and policies for information collection and dissemination, privacy, statistics, and science. He oversaw agency implementation of the Information Quality Act, including agencies’ peer review practices.