In his 40-year career, Jeff Seymour has established
himself as one of the region’s leading experts in the areas
of planning, zoning and land use consulting, as well as public
policy analysis and ordinance studies.
A veteran of both the public
and private sector, Seymour established the Seymour Consulting
Group (SCG) in 2002. With a team of experienced
professionals, the Westlake Village, California, firm provides
a diverse portfolio of clients throughout Southern California
with a blend of services that includes the preparation of maps,
and the environmental assessments required to file discretionary
permits and expertise in representing clients before both elected
and appointed decision makers at all levels of government.
In 1984, Jeff Seymour and the late Donn Morey co-founded
and Associates (MSA) a governmental and land use consulting
firm based in Los Angeles. During its 18 years, MSA was considered
one of the most successful firms of its kind, representing
as The Getty Trust, AT&T Wireless Communications, The Episcopal
Diocese of Los Angeles, Vons Shopping Centers, Paramount Pictures,
ABC and CBS Studios.
In the past, Mr. Seymour served as a senior deputy
to former Los Angeles County Supervisor Edmund D. Edelman.
His responsibilities included
field operations throughout West Hollywood, West Los Angeles
and the City of Beverly Hills. In addition, Mr. Seymour had
administrative responsibilities with the Los Angeles County Regional
Department reviewing the departmental budget, the County
General Plan, community plans and all variances, conditional
zone changes and subdivisions that came before the Board
of Supervisors. He was also Edelman’s liaison with the
Los Angeles County Departments of Parks and Recreation, Senior
Citizen Affairs, Forester
and Fire Warden and the Registrar Recorder’s Office.
has served on a number of public and private boards and committees
including Alumni Regent on the Board of
Regents of the University of California, President of the
of the University of California, President of the UCLA Alumni
and a member of the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy.
currently sits as a member of the UCLA Foundation’s
Board of Directors and is a member of its Audit Committee. He also sits on Hebrew Union College's Board of Overseers and on the Friends of the West Hollywood Library's Board of Directors.
received both a bachelor’s degree in Political Science
and a Masters in Public Administration from UCLA.