Washington (Dec. 13 2002) -- Deloitte Consulting, soon to become Braxton, has tapped government authority William Eggers as a Director with Deloitte Research.As director with Deloitte Research, Eggers will lead research initiatives that support the firm's global public sector practice. He will also support the firm's efforts related to the National Governors Association, the Democratic Governors' Association and the Republican Governors Association.

"To support Deloitte Consulting's global public sector practice, we're developing timely research and points of view about current issues including homeland security and options for reducing state budget deficits," said Eggers. "Deloitte Research will also assess the next generation of e-Government and provide perspectives on emerging trends such as networked government and constituent management models."

Prior to joining Deloitte Research, Eggers was with the Manhattan Institute of Policy Research, where his research efforts resulted in published reports on e-Government and government reform. Eggers will maintain his affiliation with the Manhattan Institute as a Senior Fellow and will continue as an appointee to the Performance Measurement Advisory Council.

His previous roles include serving as project director for the Texas Performance Review/ e-Texas initiative, as a commissioner for the Texas Incentive and Productivity Commission and a designee on the Texas Council on Competitive Government. He also chaired the Government Reform Policy Committee for then Governor George W. Bush during the presidential campaign and is the former director of Government Reform at the Reason Public Policy Institute, a Los Angeles-based think tank. Prior to joining the Reason Foundation, he served as a policy analyst at The Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C.

-- Electronic Accountant Newswire staff

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