Michael Nailat is a Senior Manager at the United Way of Greater Los Angeles, overseeing Performance & Evaluation. He is the founder and lead organizer of the Homelessness Analysis Collaborative (HAC), an alliance of analysts from throughout Los Angeles County that develops tools and creative approaches to better understanding homelessness and ways to end it, and focuses on developing community-level data analysis leadership and expertise. He is also a co-founder and steering committee member of the Homelessness Policy Research Institute, a convening of academics, thought partners, and policymakers focused on developing and driving research and evaluation on pressing local homelessness issues. Prior to joining the team, Michael served as the Outcomes Unit Manager at the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, where he oversaw grantee performance reporting, continuum-wide goal setting, and HMIS report development. He has a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from USC, and undergraduate degrees in Social Science and Asian American Studies from UC Irvine.