Mary Kopczynski Winkler is an independent consultant. Since 1995, she has worked as a researcher with the Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy at the Urban Institute where she led the cross-center initiative on performance measurement and management. She has been involved in projects focused on strategic planning and assistance in developing performance measurement systems for government agencies and nonprofit programs. These projects cover a broad range of policy areas, including adolescents, at-risk youth, education reform and federal policy, performance measurement, and public management.
Before joining Urban, Mary was a senior legislative analyst for the New York City Office of Management and Budget. She received her BA from Bryn Mawr College and her MPA from American University. She lives in Alexandria, VA, with her husband(a Naval historian) and two daughters.