Tim Pickering has served communities for over two decades in the capacity of city manager or CEO, including Fountain Hills, Arizona and Salt River Devco in Arizona; Collinsville and Freeburg, Illinois; and Olivette, Missouri — all in major metropolitan areas. He served on the Valley Leadership Board of Directors in Phoenix and the Greater Phoenix Economic Council.
Tim served on the Board of Directors of the Arizona City Management Association and as President of the St. Louis City Management Association and has received the Dr. Leo Cohen Urban Management Award. He is a 25-year member of International City/County Managers’ Association (ICMA) and is a Credentialed ICMA Manager.
Mr. Pickering has his BS and Masters of Public Administration from Southern Illinois University and is a graduate of Harvard University at Cambridge’s program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government. He is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma’s Economic Development Institute and has been one of the country’s approximately 1,100 Certified Economic Developers for seventeen years. Additionally, he has taught administrative topics in graduate programs at Arizona State University.