George is a registered professional engineer with over thirty-nine years of private and public sector experience with local government regulatory process improvement and management. His specialty centers on advising elected officials, administrators, and managers on how to successfully facilitate cultural change to improve service to its broad range of development-related customers. He has developed and successfully implemented a nationally renowned approach to improving multi-departmental development services systems in cities and counties across the United States.
George’s extensive government experience that includes comprehensive system change, innovative business process re-engineering, strategic change management, one-stop permitting, organizational auditing, and educational seminars and training. He has consulted with and studied innovative regulatory techniques in local governments across the United States and Canada.
Management & IT Consulting
Partner – October 2015 to present
Horizon Centre, Inc.
President – May 1998 to October 2015
JDI Technology Group
IT Consultant – May 2014 to September 2015
Infrastructure Management Group, Inc.
Senior Manager, Change Management Services – October 1996 to May 1998
The Change Advocates
Owner – March 1994 to May 1998
Local Government Management
City of San Diego, California
Assistant Development Services Director – August 1994 to October 1996
Assistant to the City Manager – January 1994 to July 1994
Acting Planning Director – April 1992 to July 1992
Assistant City Planning Director – June 1989 to December 1993
City of Austin, Texas
Assistant Land Development Services Director – June 1985 to May 1989
Development Services Program Manager – June 1983 to June 1985
Public Works Engineer – November 1980 to May 1983.
American Engineering Company
Structural Design Engineer – February 1978 to October 1980.
University of Kentucky
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering – December 1977