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GGA HISTORY

Gans, Gans & Associates (gga) is a human resource consulting and executive search firm founded in Chicago in 1986.

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Simone Gans Barefield, CEO

simone@gansgans.com

Gans, Gans & Associates is a minority and women owned executive recruitment and human resources consulting firm founded in Chicago in 1986 and currently based in the Tampa Bay area. Placing the right leadership at the right place at the right time is what gga has done for our clients for over 35 years. Effective executive recruitment is both science and art and it is quantitative and qualitative. We specialize in identifying highly talented and strategic leaders and executives for organizations that are either stable, in transition or at a moment of crisis. Whatever the stage of an organization’s evolution, the challenge of selecting the right person is daunting and the process uncertain. gga demystifies the executive recruitment process and is the ideal firm – for your most challenging searches.

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The Executive Director is appointed by the Board of Commissioners of the Public Housing Agency of the City of St. Paul. Provides overall direction, oversight, administration, and coordination for the organization. Directs and leads the planning and execution of strategic organization efforts. Supervises the planning and execution of division objectives and strategies. Leads, coordinates, and monitors key authority functions and initiatives. Oversees fiscal management, resource acquisition and fund allocations for the organization. Oversees and participates in establishing public and private partnerships to achieve organization goals. Represents the organization to internal and external parties. Supervises the activities of division directors. Participates in developing and implementing division and cross-division projects and programs. Monitors the general status of PHA operations and acts to ensure organizational effectiveness and legal compliance.

The Executive Director is appointed by the Board of Commissioners of the Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority (SRHA) and serves as Secretary/Treasurer to the SRHA Board of Commissioners. Provides overall direction, oversight, administration, and coordination for the organization. Directs and leads the planning and execution of strategic organization efforts. Supervises the planning and execution of division objectives and strategies. Leads, coordinates, and monitors key authority functions and initiatives. Oversees fiscal management, resource acquisition and fund allocations for the organization. Oversees and participates in establishing public and private partnerships to achieve organization goals. Represents the organization to internal and external parties. Supervises the activities of division directors. Participates in developing and implementing division and cross-division projects and programs. Monitors the general status of SRHA operations and acts to ensure organization effectiveness and legal compliance.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Operating Officer coordinates all aspects of site-based asset management for properties included in the portfolio of the Housing Operations Division of HDB and may support Tax Credit property activity; Home Ownership, Capital Fund, and other HUD or PHA funded housing programs. This position will also oversee the critical activities of the housing choice voucher program, including managing HDB relationships with landlords in the program, housing advocacy groups and the City of Daytona Beach. Candidate provides input into the PHA Plan, Yardi implementation for Asset Management as well as the HCV program and may assist with web support for the Asset Management activities. The Chief Operating Officer supervises Asset Management (Affordable Housing) LIHTC and Development staff.

The Director of Housing Choice Voucher Program performs difficult professional work directing and controlling all aspects of the Durham Housing Authority’s HCV Program activities, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the general direction of the Chief Executive Officer. Departmental supervision is exercised over all personnel within the department.
These duties and responsibilities pertain to Durham Housing Authority (“DHA”, “Authority” or Agency”) and all Affiliates. Work is performed under the supervision of the Chief Operating Officer/Director of the Housing Choice Voucher Program. Continuous supervision is exercised over the Recertification Supervisor, Eligibility Supervisor, HQS Inspections Supervisor, Quality Control Compliance Officer by the incumbent.

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TESTIMONIALS

From GGA Clients

Thank you, Simone, for your diligence and commitment to bringing us outstanding candidates for this position. You never gave up on us and went well above and beyond expectations to help us find the right fit. You are the best!

Stephen Luecke

Commissioner, South Bend Housing Authority

“Working with Gans, Gans and Associates has been invaluable in several Executive level searches conducted at this agency.  Their professionalism and persistence to ensure the right match between candidate and position is notable.  The attention paid to culture and climate in an organization and skills, ability and personal characteristics of the candidate helps in successful placements. ”

Karen DuBois-Walton

Former President, Elm City Communities

“I have been working for housing authorities for more than 30 years and when it comes to top tier recruitment gga is my number one source for industry leaders. In Jacksonville, we were in need of a CFO, gga instantly produced a roster of first-rate candidates with outstanding qualifications. Their firm continues to be the one-stop shop for organization in need of next level executive leaders.”

Dwayne Alexander

Interim President/CEO, Jacksonville Housing Authority
“I previously served as president of one of the nation’s largest Medicaid managed care and related business, AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies which has a high demand for qualified staff that are devoted to excellence. I first used gga in 1994 and have hired her firm numerous times at other organizations that I have managed. She has been a trusted advisor and dependable resource for our management teams at every engagement. In fact,18 years ago, Simone, helped connect me with a position that has resulted in a fantastic, fruitful career. Since that time, gga has provided us with executive search, contract staffing and diversity consulting services. At one point, our Claims department at AHMFC was successfully outsourced to gga for an 18-month staffing project. Advice given is always right on target. They not only get to know the client, but also the client’s environment. I always enjoy having gga as part of my team!”

Michael A. Rashid

Director of Commerce, City of Philadelphia

“gga is a proven leader in executive search providing exceptional candidates and support throughout the recruiting process. The entire gga search process is designed to empower the client to select from a strong slate of accomplished and competitive candidates that best fits their organization. Our agency had great success with gga and selected an outstanding candidate that is performing exceptionally well and enabling us to make the right decisions and rapid progress in fulfilling our mission and goals. Much of our accomplishment we attribute to the quality of the search process, guidance and support gga provided throughout in the selection, on-boarding, and orientation with our new CEO.”

Thomas Lounds

Board Chair, Spartanburg Housing Authority

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