Meeting of the Minds Speaker

Aaron Aknin

Principal and Owner

Good City Company

Aaron Aknin is a Principal and Owner of Good City Company, a Northern California based local government, and land-use consultant firm.

Within Good City, Aaron leads numerous land-use, transportation, and housing policy efforts for public and private sector clients. Before establishing the company in early 2019, Aaron was the Assistant City Manager and Community Development Director with the City of Redwood City. In this capacity, he was in charge of the Planning, Housing, Engineering, Transportation and Building divisions, and led other high-profile citywide initiatives. He has also served in similar executive-level positions with the cities of Palo Alto and San Bruno. Aaron lives in San Carlos, California, with his wife Cindy and two children.