Leon Nathaniel Rock, M. Ed. is a highly regarded, respected and experienced housing and community economic development subject matter expert. He has successfully managed over 50 Federal Housing and Community Development technical assistance projects throughout the United States.

He has served as a grant writer, senior consultant, senior associate and principal consultant to dozens of nonprofits, community development corporations, resident organizations, faith-based organizations, and Federal agencies. 

Rock has worked with dozens of housing and community development agencies on behalf of the U.S. Department of Housing and Community Development (HUD), including but not limited to the Housing Authority of New Orleans, Daytona Beach Housing Authority, Housing Authority of Winston-Salem, the  Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority, and the  Orlando Housing Authority.

He has also conducted operational reviews for dozens of housing agencies, including the Resensellar, Greene County and Seattle Housing Authority regarding their section 8 departments for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.  

Rock holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts, College of Public and Community Service and a Master's degree from Cambridge College, Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is also a graduate of Yale Universities, Drug, and Alcohol Dependence Institue.