Dave Gottesman

CountyStat Manager

Dave Gottesman is the CountyStat Manager within the Offices of the County Executive. CountyStat is Montgomery County's award-winning performance measurement and management system designed to drive accountability, transparency, and the strategic use of data to monitor and improve the performance, effectiveness, and efficiency of County services.
Prior to joining Montgomery County, Dave served from 2008 to 2012 as the Director of Budget and Performance Management for the Town of North Hempstead, New York. He is a member of the Government Finance Officers Association of the U.S. and Canada and sits on their Committee on Governmental Budgeting and Fiscal Policy, and is a frequent presenter at their national conferences and other forums on issues relating to public sector performance measurement and management. He also serves as a founding member and co-chair of Mid-Atlantic StatNet, a consortium of performance management practitioners from across the National Capital Region, and is an adjunct professor at NYU’s Washington DC campus where he teaches the Internship Seminar.
Dave Gottesman is a native of Montgomery County and holds an MPA in Public and Nonprofit Management from NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and a BA in Journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park, and is currently pursuing a Certified Public Manager designation from the Metropolitan Washington Council of Government’s Institute for Regional Excellence.