As a co-founder of Bay Development, Gladys Moore oversees all transactions. Passionate about buildings and how they can change the landscape of the communities they are, Mrs. Moore enjoys coordinating the myriad of players; architects, consultants and contractors, and navigating through the regulatory processes; the zoning, planning and community outreach requirements to develop a finished product.
Working for over 20 years with local governments and private developers, Mrs. Moore has planned and executed multi-family and single-family homes, managed housing facilities and administered Federal and State housing and community development and housing programs.
Before co-founding Bay Development, Mrs. Moore served as Housing Consultant for the City of Oakland’s Office of Housing and Community Development/Oakland Redevelopment Agency, later becoming the Projects Manager for the Housing Development Coordinator for the city’s Community and Economic Development Agency/Oakland Redevelopment Agency. Most recently, she served as the city’s Consultant/Housing Development Coordinator.
Other notable industry experience includes holding the position of Development Consultant at Forest City Enterprises, Assistant Director for Administration at the Summit County Department of Community And Economic Development and Grants Administrator for the Summit County Juvenile Court.
Mrs. Moore has a Master’s degree in Urban Planning (MUP) from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and a Bachelors Degree in City and Regional Planning from the University of Science and Technology, Ghana. She also possesses a Multi-Family Development Certification from the National Development Council.
Additional Career Highlights:
-Acted as Interim Housing Manager for the City of Walnut Creek, CA researching and reviewing the feasibility of implementing an inclusionary housing program and overseeing the Community Development Block Grant program, managing staff reports and City legislation and analyzing housing projects for funding.
-Provided statistical analysis for various studies related to criminal justice planning and prepared graphics for final reports during her time as Housing Consultant for the Institute for Law and Policy Planning in Berkeley, CA.
-Managed and coordinated the development of various housing and community projects including single- and multi- family housing, SRO’s and senior housing worth over $46 million.
-Successfully leveraged City and Redevelopment Agency funds to capture multi-million dollar financing commitments from public and private agencies.