Press Release: Hagerty Consulting Names Stan Gimont Senior Advisor for Community Recovery
EVANSTON, Ill. — Hagerty Consulting announced today that Stan Gimont, former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grant Programs with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), has joined the firm as Senior Advisor for Community Recovery. While with HUD, Gimont oversaw more than $90 billion in appropriations focused on long-term disaster recovery. In his new position with Hagerty Consulting, Gimont will play an instrumental role in advising clients and communities on long-term strategies to aid in disaster recovery.
“Stan Gimont is a luminary in the community development field who brings a breadth of experience that bolsters our ability to advise clients on pre-disaster recovery and mitigation strategies as well as comprehensive post-disaster long-term recovery management,” said Steve Hagerty, Founder and President, Hagerty Consulting. “His deep understanding of long-term disaster recovery, housing, and infrastructure issues make him an asset to our senior leadership team and valued clients.”
As a seasoned disaster recovery and community development manager, Gimont will be responsible for addressing long-term recovery needs in the aftermath of major natural disasters. He will also provide full-time guidance to state and local decision makers on best practices and successful recoveries.
Gimont joins Hagerty Consulting following a distinguished public service career, including 11 years as a member of the federal government’s Senior Executive Service, where he was the recipient of the Presidential Rank Award in 2015. He also earned recognition from the HUD Office of Community Planning and Development where he twice received the Assistant Secretary’s Award for efforts in support of Community Development Block Grant legislative reform proposals, and for contributions to HUD’s economic development mission.
Gimont has master’s degrees in public administration from The George Washington University, and in real estate from Johns Hopkins University, as well as a bachelor’s in public affairs from The George Washington University. He also completed the Senior Managers in Government executive education program at Harvard Kennedy School.