Corporate Partners

We are pleased to partner with a variety of organizations to help MMANC develop local leadership. The MMANC Corporate Partners Program runs from March 1st to February 28th, and provides tangible opportunities for exposure and interaction to northern California’s future local government leaders.

For more information about partnership opportunities, download our 2018 Prospectus or contact Miranda Lutzow at


Platinum Partners


HansonBridgett  A northern California law firm, Hanson Bridgett has more than 150 attorneys with offices in San Francisco, the North Bay, Sacramento, and Silicon Valley. Its practice groups encompass traditional areas of law such as general business and corporate law, litigation, and estate planning and administration, as well as sustainable business, health care, senior housing and care, construction, intellectual property, labor, and employment and public sector law. Public law has been a principal specialty of Hanson Bridgett for more than 40 years. Hanson Bridgett represents – as general or special counsel – cities, counties, transportation districts, water districts, community service districts, fire districts, hospital districts, joint powers authorities, associations of local governmental agencies, and sanitation districts.


Management PartnersManagement Partners is a professional management consulting firm specializing in helping government organizations improve their operations for more than 20 years. We identify problems and best practices that reveal ways to improve operations, and we take pride in delivering a quality product designed for implementation.


StifelStifel is a full-service brokerage and investment banking firm, established in 1890 and based in St. Louis, Missouri. The Company provides securities brokerage, investment banking, trading, investment advisory, and related financial services through its wholly owned subsidiaries to individual investors, professional money managers, businesses, and municipalities.


TripepiSmith is a provider of marketing, technology and public affairs consulting services. Combining years of experience in local government, technology and the marketing fields, Tripepi Smith offers a unique blend of skills to help our clients execute on their goals. The Tripepi Smith team stands ready to help you with your outreach campaigns, video production, content writing, messaging, graphic work, technology infrastructure and websites. It is a full range of services reflecting the breadth and skills of the Tripepi Smith team.


Executive Partners


BMA-logo-colorBob Murray & Associates brings a personal approach to providing quality executive recruitment services. Our clients include cities, counties, special districts and other governmental organizations, both large and small. Our success is achieved by working as our clients’ partner to identify their needs and to recruit outstanding candidates for their consideration. A significant number of our clients have requested our assistance time and again as a result of the quality of our work. We look forward to assisting you with your recruitment needs.

Print GovHR USA provides comprehensive executive recruitment, interim staffing, human resources and management consulting services for public sector and not-for-profit clients. GovHR has a seasoned team of executive recruiters, human resource consultants, management consultants, staffing specialists and professional development experts. Owners Heidi Voorhees and Joellen Earl each have more than 25 years of experience in leadership positions in the public sector and in consulting with public sector clients. Since our inception in 2009, GovHR USA has served over 250 clients in 25 states. Established in 2011, GovTemps USA has served over 100 clients with over 230 assignments in 6 states.

hdl-companies-85545240Founded in 1983, HdL Companies was established to maximize local government revenues by providing a variety of audits, analytical services and software products. HdL’s systematic and coordinated approach to revenue management and economic data analysis is currently being utilized by over 400 agencies in six states. Services include a variety of audits, analytical services and software products. To date, HdL has recovered a cumulative total of $2 billion in new sales and use tax revenues for client agencies. Consulting services are available for sales, use and transaction taxes, economic development, property taxes, business license fees, transient occupancy tax and cannabis regulation and taxation. HdL also provides a variety of enterprise software processing tools for business licensing.


KeenanAssociatesLogoKeenan provides insurance, consulting and financial services to over 900 public agencies in California. Keenan & Associates’ Public Agencies division focuses exclusively on providing innovative solutions for municipalities, counties, local water and transportation authorities and other governing districts.


peckhamPeckham & McKenney was established on the premise that an executive search and consulting firm must be dedicated to providing its clients and candidates with professional service, as well as a personal, hands-on approach. Our business philosophy centers upon the understanding that this is a people-oriented industry and that attention to others’ needs is the key to providing excellent customer service. Not only are we committed to providing our clients with well-qualified candidates, but we also take pride in treating both clients and candidates with the utmost respect that they deserve. With over 50 years of combined experience in executive search, management and local government, Peckham & McKenney brings a high level of understanding and service to their clients and candidates.


RSHS logo (2)Renne Sloan Holtzman Sakai LLP (Public Law Group™) was founded to serve large and small public agencies, nonprofits and community-based organizations, and private entities throughout California. The Public Law Group™ combines the knowledge of legal practitioners with the practical experience of human resources professionals. The firm is built on the successful outside-the-box approach developed by our Chair, former San Francisco City Attorney Louise Renne.


WilldanLogoWilldan Group, Inc. (Willdan) is a provider of professional technical and consulting services that ensure the quality, value, and security of our nation’s infrastructure, systems, facilities, and environment. The firm has pursued two primary service objectives since its inception in 1964—ensuring the success of its clients and enhancing its surrounding communities. In doing so, Willdan has gained a notable reputation for technical excellence, cost-effectiveness, and client responsiveness in providing superior consulting services. The company’s service offerings span a broad set of complementary disciplines that include engineering and planning, energy efficiency and sustainability, financial and economic consulting, and national preparedness. Willdan has crafted this set of integrated services so that, in the face of an evolving environment—whether economic, natural, or built—Willdan can continue to extend the reach and resources of its clients.


Business Partner


CPS_HRConsulting_color_webAt CPS HR Consulting, every service we provide, every recommendation we make, is based on improving your agency’s organizational performance.  Throughout our 25 years of HR service, we’ve developed unparalleled expertise in the public sector, as well as strategic focus unmatched by any other HR service provider. Applying this combination of knowledge and vision, we’re uniquely capable of helping you maximize your organizational performance.


HarrisLogo_Red_BlackCollaboration, meaning “to labor together,” is more crucial as a core value today than ever before.  Harris & Associates is a singular source for the many highly-experienced professionals needed to successfully complete today’s complex planning, construction and design projects: Gifted engineers, public finance wizards and shrewd managers. Trusted advisors who understand the interpersonal aspects as well as the technical—who stay ahead of trends and can see what’s coming around the corner.  Driven to improve the communities where we live and work, Harris & Associates delivers results for clients across the West Coast in four key markets: municipal, education, transportation and water. Harris is a 100% employee-owned company focused on solving today’s complex challenges in construction and design.

Miller Management & Consulting GroupMiller Consulting Group is dedicated to the growth and development of individuals and organizations. Practiced in facilitating adult education, the organization’s Principal, Pamela Miller, incorporates over 35 years of private, non-profit, and public sector leadership experience into her human and organizational development work. Formerly the Executive and Institute Director for Continuing Education for Public Officials (CEPO), Pamela has started her own consulting firm and is pleased to be the current Institute Director for the Academy.


MuniServices Color Full logoSince 1978, MuniServices, LLC has consistently provided the highest level of municipal revenue enhancement services–helping municipalities preserve, enhance, and manage their revenue base. Working exclusively in the government sector, MuniServices is one of the few firms in the United States providing Revenue Discovery, Audit, Collections, and Information Services that encompass every municipal tax source. MuniServices helps local governments fulfill the expanding demands of their constituents, even in the place of flat or low-growth revenue performance. No other single organization can provide an equivalent variety and depth of revenue enhancement services.  MuniServices extensive service offerings are used in part, and in whole, by over 260 cities throughout the United States; in California alone, MuniServices serves 9 of the 10 largest cities. To-date, MuniServices has recovered over $1 billion in tax revenue for its clients.  MuniServices has a number of different departments that are individually and collectively dedicated to fulfilling the specific requirements of each client. Because each department specializes in a major tax revenue source, management and staff are knowledgeable, experienced, and readily able to handle new challenges.

nbs_logo_horiz_spot All public servants walk a fine line between maximizing operational revenue and maximizing the value to residents and constituents. That can be a difficult balance to strike in the best of times. When resources are low and the demand on general funds is high, it can feel impossible. That’s where NBS works most effectively on your behalf. NBS helps uncover opportunities to decrease the pressures on general funds and increase the revenue needed to ensure the quality of life and business for those in your community.

All of NBS’ clients have an ultimate goal of maintaining the highest possible level of service to all who live, work and play in their communities. Our top priority is to do work that reflects that. Whether providing public safety services or ensuring the quality of the transit system, every benefit you provide relies upon stable funding. In situations requiring a deep investigation of funding challenges, local government agency leaders turn to NBS.

TBC-Small-Logo-1 Based in Los Angeles, Teri Black & Company, LLC offers premier comprehensive executive search services to cities, counties and special districts throughout the Western United States. Attracting the best talent in today’s labor market has never been more challenging. To meet these unprecedented demands, you need a professional partner who consistently demonstrates a passion for going the extra mile.