Speaker Profile

Greg LeRoy

Executive Director
Good Jobs First

Greg LeRoy founded and directs Good Jobs First a national resource center promoting corporate and government accountability in the $70 billion spent annually by states and cities for economic development. Good Jobs First also focuses on Smart Growth for Working Families and he is also co-founder of Americans for Transit. He is the author of The Great American Jobs Scam: Corporate Tax Dodging and the Myth of Job Creation (2005) and No More Candy Store: States and Cities Making Job Subsidies Accountable (1994). He, his staff, and their data-rich websites assist journalists and bloggers every day.