Gregory A. Pieschala

Board Member
Weingart Center for the Homeless

Executive Vice President
ValleyCrest Companies

Serving on the Board since 1993

 Bio

Gregory A. Pieschala is President of ValleyCrest Golf Course Maintenance.  Pieschala joined ValleyCrest Companies in January 2000 as Executive Vice President. A knowledgeable and proven management strategist, he was a driving force in developing best practice initiatives that significantly enhanced the company’s resources and performance capabilities. Today, Pieschala oversees ValleyCrest Golf Course Maintenance, a division that provides golf course maintenance services to golf courses and country clubs throughout the nation.

Prior to ValleyCrest, Pieschala served as the principal/co-leader of West Coast consumer and entertainment practices at McKinsey & Company, Inc., in Los Angeles, where he worked closely with senior management teams to design and execute comprehensive programs to increase shareholder value through revenue growth, cost reduction and capital management. He was also responsible for business development, client relationships and financial performance.

Before joining McKinsey & Company, Inc., Pieschala worked as a buyer for Bullocks Department Stores in Los Angeles. his community affiliations are many. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Weingart Center and is currently a member of the Board of Overseers for the Huntington Library Art Collection and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California. Pieschala is also a director of the California Golf Course Owners Association.

Pieschala received an MBA with distinction from Harvard Graduate School of Business and a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University.

The Weingart Center for the Homeless provides comprehensive human services to homeless men, women, veterans, parolees, families, HIV+ and other at-risk individuals, giving them the skills, resources, and hope they need to lead productive lives off the streets. Located in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles' Skid Row, the Weingart Center for the Homeless is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that breaks the cycle of homelessness and poverty.

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