ICMA FREE 2022 Coaching Webinar - Alternatives to Silos – Leadership at Every Level

Recorded On: 10/20/2022

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Local government can be very bureaucratic in nature, especially in large organizations. How can we avoid getting bogged down in red tape and ensure that our organization is fast and flexible? One way to do this is to drive leadership down. By educating, empowering, and enabling employees to make decisions, leaders allow small and agile teams to lift their organization to the next level.
  • How can your unique approach to management be a limiting factor of your organization’s success?
  • What tools can be used to empower your teams?
  • How can you change organizational culture to ensure that Department Directors support their team leaders? 
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Henry Hayes

Municipal and Defense Leader and Published Author

Henry L. Hayes, Jr. began his local government career in April 2020, at the onset of the global pandemic, COVID-19, as a Town Manager in Massachusetts, where he served as the Chief Administrative Officer. In this role, he set and executed a $110+ million budget, rendering all aspects of municipal services to the community. He also served just shy of 30 years in the U.S. Air Force in various positions, culminating as an installation/base-level Command Chief.

Henry is passionate about addressing complex problems, mentoring other leaders, rendering outstanding service, and enhancing human capital development; his work ethic axiom is ‘Leaders Lead.’ He authored the article, Still Serving: Military Veteran Bias in Local Government, in PM Magazine. Additionally, he is a co-author of Triumphant Transitions, a book that will reshape how people approach the process of landing their next career opportunity. Furthermore, Henry has the honor of being the coordinating co-author for the book, SILENCE, Rediscovering Your Need for Moments of Solitude

Christopher McKinney Sr.

Founder/CEO 10X Leadership Consulting

10X Leadership Consulting

Christopher H. McKinney Sr. is the founder and CEO of 10X Leadership Consulting (10XLC).10XLC is a premier consulting company that identifies and diagnoses issues that impede the development and growth of a business. Chris is also the co-author of the book "Triumphant Transitions" published by Trilogy Publishing. 

He formerly served as the CEO for the Santee-Lynches Council of Governments (COG), a four-county regional local government agency. Prior to that he served over 30 years in the United States Air Force. In his last assignment, he served as the Installation Command Chief Master Sergeant at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina. His military service includes four combat tours of duty in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Iraq, and Afghanistan. 

A native of San Antonio Texas, he has a graduate degree in addition to other degrees and certificates. He is married to Danya and they have a blended family of six children and four grandchildren.

William Reynolds

City Administrator

William H. Reynolds is the City Administrator for Shakopee, Minnesota. Prior to assuming his current role, he has served as served as a consultant for a strategic operations consulting firm, and as both city and county administrators. Bill is a Certified Public Manager through ICMA. While managing Shakopee the city was recognized as being the 30th Best Place to Live by Money Magazine, as a League of Minnesota Cities City of Excellence and has received two IACP Leadership Awards for innovative policing by the International Association of Chiefs of Police.   


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Alternatives to Silos – Leadership at Every Level
10/20/2022 at 1:30 PM (EDT)  |  Recorded On: 10/20/2022
10/20/2022 at 1:30 PM (EDT)  |  Recorded On: 10/20/2022
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