Katie concludes her conversation with ChangeMaker, Jason Geno. Jason is the President of Human Capital Initiatives and works with the country’s leading housing authorities and nonprofits to improve operational efficiencies and implement cost-saving procedures.
About Jason E. Géno:
Jason is the founder and Managing Principal of Human Capital Initiatives, LLC (HCi) based in Washington, DC. Mr. Géno’s Firm represents over 30 housing authorities nationally. He has more than 25 years of HR, technology, and strategic management experience, specializing in human capital development, business process improvement, legal and regulatory compliance, and technology integration. He founded Human Capital Initiatives to provide innovative, cost-effective HR and technology solutions to public and private-sector organizations. HCi has been recognized as one of the first management consulting firms in the country to successfully advise clients on workforce strategies relating to the Rental Assistance Demonstration Program (RAD). Mr. Géno has provided advisory services to a wide range of governmental agencies, corporations, professional service firms and non-profits. He has successfully helped clients maximize their return on employee investment, increase the effectiveness of their operational procedures, and minimize their exposure to liability and operational risk. He has recently worked with some of the country’s leading housing authorities to improve operational efficiencies and implement cost-saving procedures through process improvements, effective utilization of technology and staffing resources, and performance-based compensation plans. He focuses on creating successful operational and administrative process structures, which complement the strategic goals and objectives of the organization.
Mr. Géno holds a Master of Business Administration, a Master of Arts in Human Resources Development, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. He is Vice Chairman of the Board of So Others Might Eat (SOME), a Washington, D.C. based social service organization that provides food, shelter, medical assistance, and life skills to persons in need. He is a frequent speaker at HR and technology conferences.