Los Angeles faces a significant challenge in addressing its homelessness crisis. While multiple city departments and agencies are currently engaged with homeless individuals and families, their approaches are not well coordinated. This causes inconsistency of response, high expenditures, and service redundancy. The City Administrative Officer hired Geoff to work with government agencies and community groups to develop an integrated approach to address homelessness, including common goals, innovative programs, and outcomes measurement.
GEOFF KEES THOMPSON (2015-16) has more than 10 ten years of project management experience, including in large corporations such as Comcast and Accenture. He specializes in technology, communication, marketing, and research for projects focused on urban planning, municipal governance, economic development, and advocacy. Geoff is also a founder of a nonprofit and nonpartisan political-action committee focused on urban spaces in Philadelphia. He holds B.S. degrees in marketing and international business, international studies, and Spanish from Penn State University. Geoff also holds an M.S. in urban and regional planning from the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands.
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