Mr. Michael D. Letcher
Senior Vice President
Organization: The Mercer Group
Tucson, AZ 85747-5802
Work: (520) 891-1953
Membership: Life (Active)
Mike Letcher is Senior Vice President with The Mercer Group, Inc a premier public and private sector consulting firm. Mike has over 30 years of top City Management experience in cities ranging from 6,000 in population to over 500,000. He is a recognized leader in municipal innovation with numerous awards, a certified manager by the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and is certified in Total Quality Management (TQM).
Mike is a recognized leader in strategic planning, performance measurement systems and developing innovative sustainable solutions to improving human resources, budget, finance and internal operating processes for governments with positive bottom line results. He is a dynamic speaker and trainer with national and state conference experience. Mike was an instructor in the Executive Leadership Program for 10 years at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland. He has worked with Graduate programs in Public Administration at the University of Kansas, University of Vermont and is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona MPA Program.
He has worked in municipal governments as a City Manager, Deputy City Manager, Budget Director, Finance Director and Human Resources Director. He has experience consulting with State, Federal and Municipal clients.
He has a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Kansas and has published national articles on improving customer service, strategic policy development and redefining the relationship between the Mayor, Council and the City Manager.