Mt. Rushmore with Javon Davis, City of Kansas City, MO

Posted on November 20, 2017


It’s Mount Rushmore season for ELGL members. We’re asking for your top four list on a variety of topics.


Javon Davis

City of Kansas City, Missouri – Cookingham-Noll Management Fellow 

Connect: LinkedIn and Twitter


Issues Facing Kansas City

  1. Racial and economic segregation
  2. Health inequities
  3. Small tax base
  4. Gun violence

Dinner Guests

  1. Barack Obama
  2. Drake
  3. Bryan Stevenson
  4. Dave Chappelle

Richmond, VA Attractions

  1. VCU
  2. Belle Isle
  3. The Byrd Theatre
  4. Brown’s Island

Thanksgiving Traditions

  1. Hangin’ on a beach
  2. Video games
  3. Rum
  4. Watching/playing sports

Career Goals

  1. Build strong relationships with the philanthropic, business, and civic communities to work together to fix complex issues
  2. Lead a diverse, effective, and fun team
  3. Help lead a city to prosperity for all its citizens
  4. Find a way to work Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs into any conversation

ELGL C0-Founder. Interim Communications Manager for the City of Tigard, Oregon.

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