Warren joined GBA in 2014 after 18 years working as associate director of research for the Center for Economic Development at California State University, Chico. His expertise is in economic analysis, applied analytics, GIS analysis, and effective data presentation. Warren provides consultation on data metrics, strategic planning, and capital grant project management for GBA’s clients.

Warren lives with his wife, Lynnette, and daughters Julia (15) and Arianna (12). He loves to travel and explore new places with his family. Warren loves reading non-fiction, especially in the topics of economics, history, and geography. He is an advocate of the use of research and data analysis in understanding the world around us.

Warren is a board member of the State Theater Arts Guild, which owns and operates the Historic Oroville State Theatre Historic Oroville State Theater, a 1928 performing arts theater in downtown Oroville, California where he lives. He is also the board president of the Strive Booster Club, in support of Strive Dance and Performing Arts where Julia teaches and Arianna dances competitively. Therefore, you will find Warren at various dance competitions during the spring season throughout Northern California.