Meet Our Team

Our team takes great pride in providing leadership and turnkey solutions for our clients. Our dedication, diverse experience and resources deliver quality results when you need it the most.

For Cities and Counties Call Tim

For Those Interested in Becoming an Associate, Contact Gene

Tim Pickering

Tim Pickering

President and CEO

Tim Pickering specializes in helping communities through difficult financial and political times, as evidenced by guiding Fountain Hills from a dysfunctional political situation and bleak financial outlook to being named by Phoenix Magazine as the best place to live in the Valley of the Sun.

● Member of the International City/County Management Association

● Member of the International Economic Development Council

● Former Board Member of the Arizona City/County Management Association

● Former President of the St. Louis Area City Management Association

● Former Board Member of the Valley Leadership Board

● Former Board Member of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council

Gene Martel

Gene Martel

Senior Associate

Gene serves as IPM’s Senior Associate. He is involved in the day to day business operations of the company by determining strategy and processes – in addition to implementing activities for marketing, Information Technology (IT), administration and finance. Gene is also responsible for the recruitment of Associates for the company as well as maintaining relationships with the company’s client base. He has over 40 years of State and Local government technical, managerial and director level experience.  Gene also serves local municipalities in the capacity of Interim IT Director, CIO, or IT Consultant.

Operating for the betterment of our communities.

Our Associates

Our associates have worked in great communities from across the country.

Arizona

Avondale
Casa Grande
Chino Valley
Coconino County
Eloy
Flagstaff
Fountain Hills
Gila County
Gilbert
Glendale
Globe
Goodyear
Lake Havasu
Marana
Maricopa
Navajo County
Oro Valley
Page
Paradise Valley
Peoria
Phoenix
Prescott
Quartzsite
Queen Creek
Safford
Salt River Pima –
Maricopa Indian Community
Scottsdale
Show Low
Sierra Vista
Snowflake
Superior
Surprise
Tusayan
Wellton
Williams
Winslow
Youngtown

California

Arvin
Fresno
Oxnard
Redlands
Riverside

Colorado

Nederland

Florida

Deerfield Beach
Orange Park

Illinois

Bloomingdale
Carol Stream
Forsyth
Freeburg
Greenville
Northbrook
Oakbrook Terrace
Oak Lawn
Olney
Westchester
Western Springs
Winfield
Woodford County

Iowa

Denison
Prairie

Kansas

Chanute
Fort Scott

Minnesota

Saint Paul

Missouri

Olivette
Richmond Heights
Sunset Hills
University City
Wentzville

North Carolina

Bessemer City
Camden County
Elizabeth City
Hyde County
Newport
Mocksville
Oriental
Selma
Southern Shores
Surry County

Ohio

Sandusky

Texas

Addison
Bryan

Virginia

Alleghany County
Flavanna County
Franklin County
Urbanna

Washington

Clallam County

Wisconsin

Altoona
Dunn County
Fox Lake
Rock County

Wyoming

Casper

“Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.”

Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States

Established in 2010

Mr. Pickering began Interim Public Management, LLC in 2010 to assist communities through the realities of changing leadership. Interim Public Management is made up of over 200 tenured city, town and village managers, public executives and department directors who have experience at over 70 municipalities and organizations in 15 states.

Founder’s Background

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.