Steve Ressler

Founder, GovLoop

Steve Ressler is the Founder and President of, the "Facebook for Government" that connects and fosters collaboration among more than 32,500 members of the government community. On GovLoop, members use social media such as blogs, videos, and forums to discuss best practices and share ideas on improving government.

Mr. Ressler has won the 2010 GovTech Top 25 Doers, Dreamers, and Drivers Award, the 2007 and 2009 Federal 100 Award, the 2009 AFCEA Bethesda Social Media Award, and was a finalist for the 2009 ACT/IAC Intergovernmental Solutions Award.

Mr. Ressler is also the co-founder of Young Government Leaders (YGL), a professional organization of over 2,000 government employees across the U.S.

He is a Master’s graduate from the University of Pennsylvania where he received the Department of Homeland Security Fellowship.