Charles Chieppo launched Chieppo Strategies LLC in 2006 after more than a decade shaping and writing about Massachusetts public policy issues. He is also a senior fellow at Pioneer Institute, a Massachusetts public policy think tank.
Chieppo appears regularly on WGBH television’s Greater Boston, WGBH’s Boston Public Radio and WBUR’s RadioBoston. For several years, Chieppo's columns appeared regularly in The Boston Herald. Other publications in which his work has been featured include The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, Governing, Education Next, Washington Times, Providence Journal, Nashville Tennessean and CommonWealth magazine.
From 2003 to 2005, Chieppo served as policy director in Massachusetts’ Executive Office for Administration and Finance, where he led the Romney administration's successful effort to reform the commonwealth's public construction laws, helped develop and enact a new charter school funding formula, and worked on a variety of public employee labor issues such as pension reform and easing state restrictions against privatization.