Carter Hewgley is the Director of Homeless Initiatives at the United Way of Greater Los Angeles, where he focuses on building the evidence base, resources, and coalition to end homelessness in LA County. He is the former Senior Advisor at the D.C. Department of Human Services and Director of Analytics & Performance at the Center for Government Excellence at Johns Hopkins University. Originally from Chattanooga, Carter has spent his career helping state, local and federal governments use data to solve problems big and small. Carter established the Enterprise Analytics Division at the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which automated the “Common Operating Picture” for the nation, turning 25 years of disaster data into interactive and interconnected data visualizations for FEMA employees. He has also served as the Associate Director of Strategy & Performance at DC Public Schools, Office of Special Education and as an advisor to the DC City Administrator on health and human services.
After graduating from Miami University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration, Carter received a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.