Regional Administrator - Northwest/Arctic Region
George Northcroft became Regional Administrator of GSA’s Northwest/Arctic Region on April 12, 2010.
As the Northwest Arctic Regional Administrator, Mr. Northcroft oversees all of GSA’s operations in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington; including management of federal real estate and information technology. The Northwest Arctic Region has a federal inventory of 647 owned and leased buildings, more than 450 employees, and a total budget of more than $462.3 million annually.
Mr. Northcroft previously served as Director of Business Relations & Economic Development for King County in Washington state. During his tenure, Northcroft was responsible for the retention, expansion, and recruitment of businesses in King County; developed strategies to promote economic revitalization; fostered healthy business relationships; and led county initiatives with a range of business clusters, including information technology, logistics/international trade, and environmental/alternative energy.
Mr. Northcroft has a long history as a committed leader in collaborative partnerships in both the public and private sector. Previously, he worked as the Director of Treasury and Cash Management for Nordstrom, managing banking and broker relationships. Additionally, Mr. Northcroft served as the Director of the Department of Executive Administration in King County, Washington. While in this role, he led eight administrative support divisions, initiated a quality client service philosophy, and managed community outreach, site selection and the architectural design process for the construction of the $108 million Kent Regional Justice Center – an important regional project.
Mr. Northcroft received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and a Masters of Business Administration from St. John’s University.