Gordon J. Campbell
Gordon J. Campbell is Professor of Practice and Director of the Executive MPA program at the N.Y.U. Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. Recently he was appointed by Mayor de Blasio to the Health and Hospitals Board of Directors. He currently serves as the Acting Chair. Previously he served as Chair of the City’s Board of Correction.
Gordon Campbell has over 30 years of experience in public and nonprofit leadership and management. He most recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer of United Way of New York City. Previously, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Safe Horizon, the nation’s leading and largest victim assistance organization. Prior to leading Safe Horizon, Mr. Campbell served in senior positions in the Koch, Dinkins and Giuliani Administrations. He was the Commissioner of the New York City Department of Homeless Services and Chief of Staff to the First Deputy Mayor. In addition, he was Deputy Director of the Mayor’s Office of Operations and a Mayoral appointee to the City’s Procurement Policy Board. While at the City’s Human Resources Administration, he headed the Office of Medicaid Transportation and created and organized the Division of AIDS Services. Before arriving in New York City, Mr. Campbell served as a prosecutor, labor attorney, as well as the Chief Administrator for the Seattle City Attorney’s Office.
Campbell received his Juris Doctor from the University of Washington Law School, his Master in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and his Bachelor of Arts from Pacific Lutheran University.