Mark Foggin, New York, NY

Co-Founder & Advisor, Public Works Partners

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Before founding his firm, Mark spent a dozen years in New York City government, including launching the Mayor’s Office of Industrial & Manufacturing Businesses during the Bloomberg administration, which began his work understanding the needs of small food manufacturers across the city. He also spent almost seven years with the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Mark has published studies examining issues facing small business for the Center for an Urban Future, a NYC-based economic development think tank, including one identifying the need for more shared commercial kitchen space to help launch more food-related small businesses. He has also freelanced stories on New York City and its unique neighborhoods for the New York Times and the Marketplace Morning Report on public radio.

Mark has a BA in geography and urban affairs from CUNY Hunter College and an MPA from NYU’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.

  • Community organizing / civic engagement

  • Leadership development / organizational strategy

  • CDCs/ CDFIs

  • Tactical urbanism

  • Impact / outcome measurement


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