Kevin Nahai is a private Consultant and former Field Deputy to Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Koretz in District 5. In his current role, Kevin advises constituents, business owners, and local organizations on a broad range of city-related issues: from obtaining permits for new developments, to addressing quality-of-life concerns such as traffic and noise, to mitigating homelessness and building affordable housing.
In his tenure with the City, Kevin's role as a Field Deputy was to maintain the safety, cleanliness, and quality of life for the entire eastern portion of Council District 5. In addition to meeting the needs of roughly 130,000 constituents and several hundred businesses, Kevin served as the office's Homelessness and Housing Liaison to City agencies including LASAN, HCIDLA, LADBS, LAHSA, and the Mayor's UHRC. Kevin also served on the office's Legislative Committee and was the Councilman's representative to four separate Neighborhood Councils.
Prior to working for the City, Kevin earned a Masters of Science in Social Entrepreneurship from USC's Marshall School of Business, where he learned how to integrate the best practices of traditional social work and private enterprise in order to develop cutting-edge solutions to local issues. While earning his Masters's degree, Kevin worked as a Development Associate at Homeboy Industries as well as a Student Mentor at the USC Marshall Greif Incubator.
Before Graduate school, Kevin worked at the USC Stevens Center for Innovation while earning his Bachelor of Arts in Communication from USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.
Kevin is a first-generation American, born and raised in Los Angeles to Persian-Jewish immigrant parents. Outside of his professional work, Kevin's passions include cooking, personal development, fitness, and music.