Robert GaudinOperating Partner
areas of expertise
- Economic and Demographic Research
- Housing Market Analysis
- Public and Private Sector Planning
- Post Graduate Training, Business Research Methods, Survey Design, Systems Theory, Portland State University
- Master’s Degree, Applied Economics, Portland State University
- Bachelor’s of Science, Political Science and Economics, University of Montana
Mr. Gaudin has worked extensively for and with the private and public sectors for more than 40 years, from advising officers of large companies to aiding junior employees of small government entities. This broad experience with how both private industry and public sector planning is started, designed, implemented, and completed adds great value to the projects he oversees.
Consulting WP comes up with results that are actually implementable. That is their strength compared to other consulting companies.
Mr. Gaudin’s consulting qualifications pertinent to housing and community development evaluations include design, stewardship, analysis, document preparation, and presentation of most studies conducted by WES. When HUD’s Consolidated Plan requirements were first introduced, Mr. Gaudin led development of one of the nation’s first AIs and respective Consolidated Plans for Housing and Community Development, including the detailed planning requirements contained within the housing market and needs assessment. Mr. Gaudin is the authorized representative of WES and is able to confer with chief elected officials and policy administrators on housing issues identified by WES, as well as represent clients before print and video press.