Tristan Williamson | City Impact Manager

Office: San Diego, California


Jasper, Indiana


Indiana University Southeast

Military Service:

The U.S. Navy with one deployment to the Persian Gulf

Proudest moment in my career:

I organized a service project at Mt. Hope Community Garden with 85+ volunteers. The executive director of the organization had never had more than 10 volunteers at any one volunteer event. She was in tears as she watched us transform her community garden.

Job Prior to The Mission Continues:

Assistant Director of the Veterans Village, a homeless shelter in San Diego

Favorite fall activity:

Beach bonfires

Book on your nightstand:

“Existentialism from Dostoevsky to Sartre” by Walter Kaufman

Favorite movie/favorite current movie:


Hidden gem in San Diego:

Blacks Beach

Most over used phrase:

“I’d rather chew glass.”

Item on your bucket list:

Go on a road trip from Alaska to the Brunswick Peninsula in Chile with a grade school friend.

Who would you dine with (dead or alive):