Fariborz Pakseresht, Oregon Director, Department of Human Services
Building a Social-Good Driven Organization
Fariborz Pakseresht is an insightful leader who understands the process of transforming organizational culture. His leadership is insightful, his appreciation for data is high, and his compassion for the people his organization serves – and the people who do the work of serving these people – is great.
Fariborz shares the big lessons from a career of turning around complex state agencies and talks about the power of government engaging its communities to address complex human issues.
He explores the reasons people come to work in government and how to create an organization that taps into their talents, passions, and experience to make a difference.