"It is understanding that gives us the ability to have peace. When we understand the other fellow's viewpoint, and he understands ours, then we can sit down and work out our differences."
- Harry S Truman
Brian Knudsen has over 15 years of experience in city and state governments as well as time spent as the Chief Executive Officer of a large nonprofit organization. Brian's experience covers multiple functions of government and nonprofit organizations and has focused on creating efficiencies, strategic planning, and policy development. Most recently, Brian has focused on community organizing and education policy and strategy.
Bill Kirchoff began working as a consultant after he served as a city manager for twenty-seven consecutive years, managing five cities ranging in population up to 300,000. He has also served on the public administration faculty of numerous universities, including the University of Southern California, University of Colorado, and the University of Texas. Among the management books he has authored or co-authored are Conflict Management: Lessons Learned from the Art of War and Command Performance-Career Guide for Police Executives and Managing Medical Marijuana in Local Government.
Cindi Kirchoff has more than 25 years of experience as a municipal consultant, local government manager, and private development consultant. She has experience as a member of project consulting teams for a wide range of assignments involving the analysis of the structure, operations, and services provided by cities and other local agencies. As a professional urban planner and private development consultant, Ms. Kirchoff used that experience in analyzing local agency operations related to development services. She is also experienced in governmental structure and the analysis of local agency consolidations.