PIC Consulting is committed to continuously raising the expectations for ourselves and for self-sufficiency professionals, in order to effect meaningful change in the lives of clients. Helping participants reach true self-sufficiency is our main goal. We accomplish this everyday by delivering only the highest quality, comprehensive, engaging, and inspiring work.
Kathi Thomas-Gibson, M.P.A. has more
than 20 years of experience in the human
services field. She spent 10 of those years
serving clients in Section 8 and public housing
as a Supervisor of Resident Services. She has
managed Welfare-to-Work, Moving-to-Work,
and multiple ROSS funded programs.
Ms. Thomas-Gibson has created and implemented
high quality self-sufficiency programming and has
done extensive training for housing authority staff
across the Western United States. She is the
co-founder of the Southern California Family
Self-Sufficiency Network, a professional
enhancement group. Ms. Thomas-Gibson led this
group and often counseled new FSS Coordinators
in the development of their own FSS Program.
Ms. Thomas-Gibson has actively worked in both
the not-for-profit and government realms to
establish and sustain effective, client oriented
collaborations. She has successfully written
multiple grants worth millions of dollars and helps
agencies work toward program sustainability.
Lizette A. Galicot, M.A. has over 21 years
of experience designing and managing national
award-winning Resident Services and FSS
Her expertise is the culmination of learning
acquired through 18 years of designing and
implementing the FSS Program and being at the
forefront of self-sufficiency efforts in San Diego.
Her experience includes the development of best practices by experimenting with a variety of
workshops, program designs, policies, and
procedures. Each iteration brought new learning
about what the FSS participant needs to reach
true self-sufficiency, and the most effective ways
of providing that to the client.
Ms. Galicot has managed a high-performing,
18 staff Resident Services department, the
creation, implementation, and evaluation of
seven public housing Learning Centers (including
academic, computer, leadership, and prevention
curricula and evaluation tools), a Mobile Medical
Clinic, a senior/disabled program, department
personnel, budget, and administrative functions,
and collaboration and contract monitoring.
Ms. Galicot has developed technical training
manuals and materials for professional instruction
and she has conducted multiple training seminars
and capacity building programs for staff,
contractors, service providers, and clients.