Alan Karnofsky is the Deputy Chief of Staff for the Department of Employment Services. In this role, he oversees the Office of Legislative Affairs and helps to coordinate agency-wide events while also assisting the Director in preparation for meetings, coordination of strategic goals, and ensuring efficient and effective delivery of DOES programs and services. Previously, Alan worked in the Office of the City Administrator where he oversaw the Deputy Mayor for Education and the Deputy Mayor for Greater Economic Opportunity clusters. Prior to that, Alan worked as the Director of Operations in the Mayor’s Office of Talent and Appointments. Alan is a Master of Public Administration graduate from American University, with a concentration in State and Local Government. In 2013, Alan graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.