Greg Norton, President & CEO
Golden State Natural Resources
Greg Norton joined Golden State Natural Resources in 2019 as its founding President and CEO. He previously served as President and CEO of the Rural County Representatives of California, which advocates on behalf of the state’s rural counties. There, Greg directed legislative and regulatory adovacy efforts with member counties on issues unique to rural communities at the local, state and federal level. Greg was responsible for the overall operations of the organization, including oversight of the affiliate entities, the Golden State Finance Authority and the National Homebuyers Fund, Inc. Mr. Norton was with the organization for over 19 years.
As RCRC President, he directed adovacy efforts with member counties on issues unique to rural communities at the local, state and federal level and provide legislative and regulatory engagement.
Local government has been a major focus of Greg’s career, including prior positions with the City of Sacramento and Ventura County. He also previously served as Director of Internal Audit for a multi-facility healthcare organization and holds his Bachelor’s of Business Administration Degree from Harding University.