Theo Ellington is Director of Homelessness Initiatives and Community Development at the San Francisco Salvation Army, where he leads the strategy and implementation of the Armys redevelopment of its properties to realize The Way Out initiative. He has served as a Commissioner for the Southeast Community Facility Commission and San Francisco Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure. He received a B.A. in political science from Notre Dame de Namur University and M.A. in urban affairs from the University of San Francisco.