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David Garcia
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Professional Summary

Accomplished, energetic and professional County Manager with a solid history of achievement  and problem mitigation in Government.  Motivated leader with strong leadership skills to advance Bernalillo County.  Areas of expertise include 30 plus years of progressive leadership, organizational assessment and improvement, and culture enhancement.

Skills
  • Proven expert in leadership development
  • Confirmed expertise in complex problem solving
  • Proven expert in team and consensus building
  • Proven expertise in institutionalizing professionalism and public service culture
  • Demonstrated effective communicator; recognized as a professional lecturer 
Experience
County Manager 08/2014 to Present
Sierra County Truth or Consequences, NM
  • Implement Board of County Commission policy and manage the day-to-day affairs of the organization.
  • Implement strategies to improve and monitor organizational effectiveness.
  • Implement financial controls to ensure compliance with auditing standards and to address community concerns.
  • Mitigate highly sensationalized liability exposure and manage subsequent claims to minimize financial and political impact.
  • Implement professionalism and integrity standards to institutionalize a culture of professionalism.
  • Implement leadership and public relations practices to improve relations with the community and regional governments.
County Manager 09/2013 to 08/2014
McKinley County Gallup, NM
  • Implement Board of County Commission policy and manage the day-to-day affairs of the organization.
  • Implement strategies to improve and monitor organizational effectiveness..
  • Coordinate staff and consultants in development of financial and procurement internal controls and policies to mitigate a State Auditor's special audit.
  • Implement leadership practices to improve labor relations between the organization and staff.
  • Direct and manage creation of a new personnel ordinance, ensuring conformity to legal requirements and best practices; train staff and Human Resources on new expectations.
  • Direct and manage staff and consultants in creating a new personnel classification system and compensation plan.
County Manager 04/2012 to 09/2013
Valencia County Los Lunas, NM
  • Implement Board of County Commission policy and manage the day-to-day affairs of the organization.
  • Implement strategies to improve and monitor organizational effectiveness.
  • Mitigate poor financial management practices and historically poor audits.
  • Implement leadership techniques to improve labor relations between the organization and staff.
  • Implement leadership techniques to restore credibility and integrity in the organization.
  • Implement strategies to professionalize staff and create a culture of professionalism.
  • Implement leadership and public relations practices to improve relations with the community and Legislative delegation.
Loss Prevention Director 05/2003 to 04/2012
New Mexico Association of Counties Santa Fe, NM
  • Direct risk control responsibilities for 31 counties, encompassing over 9,600 employees and $2 billion in assets.
  • Develop, implement and direct cost effective program strategies to reduce member counties cost of risk relating to workers' compensation, multi-line, law enforcement liability, general liability, and civil rights.
  • Develop and direct strategies to professionalize member county's staff and operations.
  • Develop statewide professional standards for high-risk operations.
  • Provide professional lectures nationwide on leadership, professionalism and ethics.
  • Create and copyright a risk awareness program (RAP) to reduce member counties losses and cost of risk.
Safety Design Officer 04/1997 to 05/2003
City of Albuquerque Albuquerque, NM
  • Serve as risk manager for the city's public safety agencies, including police, fire, corrections and security staff.
  • Develop strategies to reduce the city's cost of risk and loss frequency.
  • Implement strategies to reduce the frequency of officer involved shootings.
  • Create, implement and direct a civil litigation intervention program (CLIP) in the police department to mitigate claims and claim costs.
Loss Control/Risk Manager 09/1991 to 04/1997
McKinley County Gallup, NM
  • Assess organizational needs, and create and direct a comprehensive risk management program for the organization.
  • Develop, implement and direct risk management strategies for the organization.
  • Serve on several statewide committees and affiliates to implement risk management practices in county government and  promote the concept of enterprise risk management. 
  • Due to leadership success direct additional departments (Fire, EMS, Fleet Management and Emergency Management) for the organization.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Occupational Education May 2003 Wayland Baptist University - Albuquerque, NM
Publications
Risk Awareness Program, Copyrighted NMAC 2007
Successful Supervision, NMAC 2008
Positive Approach to Discipline, NMAC 2008
Successful Performance Appraisals, NMAC 2008
Professionalism, "It's a Habit, not and Act", NMAC 2009
Ethics, "Defining Moments", NMAC 2009
Resolving Conflict, NMAC 2010
Leadership, NMSU 2010
Teamwork, "Lessons from the Geese", NMAC 2010
Leading Others, NMSU 2011
Recruiting and Retention, "Keeping the Best of the Bunch", NMAC 2012
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Previous Companies:

  • Sierra County
  • McKinley County
  • Valencia County

Previous Job Positions:

  • County Manager
  • Loss Prevention Director
  • Safety Design Officer
  • Loss Control
  • Risk Manager

Schools:

  • Wayland Baptist University

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science

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