Gerald Young

Senior Research Associate
Center for State & Local Government Excellence

Gerald Young is a Senior Research Associate with the Center for State and Local Government Excellence, working with the center since 2017 on workforce studies, retirement, and health and wellness.  He has also worked with the International City/County Management Association since 1998, particularly around performance management, police recruitment, and smart communities.  Prior to joining ICMA, he worked in local government for eight years for the cities of Loma Linda and Chula Vista, California.  Gerald earned a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Kansas and Bachelor’s degrees in Mathematics/Computer Science and Political Science from Loyola University Chicago.