Norris provides project management, knowledge, operations, strategic, and convening support for Living Cities projects that test economic development models which leverage local government, business, public charity, private foundation, and impact investing partnerships to generate income and wealth within economically marginalized communities.

Norris joined Living Cities in June 2015 after serving in a preceding temporary support role. Prior to Living Cities, Norris served as a Legislative Assistant in the Indiana House of Representatives and as a Fiscal Intern with the Ways and Means Committee of that same legislative body. During this time, Norris also served as a Board Member of Community Action of Greater Indianapolis.

Before, Norris was the Manager of University Partnerships working with the Center for Youth & Family Investment, where he was responsible for hiring, training, and supervising 140 college students from seven universities to tutor in underserved schools in the Washington, D.C. area. Norris earned a BA in Political Science from the University of the District of Columbia.