About Trackdown Management
Jack A. Simpson worked in city government for more than 30 years. He served as the City Manager or City Administrator for a combined period of 25 years in the Cities of Hawaiian Gardens, Paramount and Bellflower. Prior to that, he held staff positions in the Cities of Paramount, Artesia and Cerritos.
Following his work in city government, Mr. Simpson worked for Consolidated Disposal Services as part of a team pursuing efforts to establish a Southern California Materials Recovery Facility (MRF).
He then worked for more than 10 years as the chief marketing official for a major California public agency consulting firm dealing primarily with local government services. He left that position in February, 2007.
Mr. Simpson has received numerous awards throughout his career. He was the recipient of the 2006 Private Sector “Outstanding Service to the Profession” Award, presented by the California City Management Foundation. He also received the El Gran Matador award presented by the California Contract Cities’ Association.
In addition, Mr. Simpson has served on many boards during his career in local government. He was a founding member of the California Redevelopment Association (CRA). He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the California City Management Foundation and of the Board of Directors of Cal-ICMA. He also served as a member of the Department of Criminal Justice Adjunct Board of Directors at the California State University of Los Angeles and as the Chairman of the Southeast Los Angeles County City Managers Group (SELAC).
Mr. Simpson earned his B.A. and M.S. degrees in Political Science with a concentration in Public Administration from California State University, Long Beach. He enjoys spending time with his lovely wife Susan, their children and grandchildren.