Fast Track City Strategic Plan

Join the City of Scottsdale for inspiration to successfully achieve the goals in your strategic plan. Uncover pitfalls to avoid and explore 4 ways to fast track the implementation of your plan.

Brent Stockwell, Assistant City Manager, and Megan Lynn, Management Assistant, will share how the City of Scottsdale is successfully managing achievement of the city council’s top priorities as well as the city’s strategic goals. Get an inside look at the team’s robust planning and performance system, and learn how the City earned the ICMA Certificate of Excellence in Performance Management for six times and received Honor Roll recognition with What Works Cities Certification earlier this year.

Attend this complimentary 1-hour webinar to learn how to:

  • Sidestep 3 common challenges in achieving strategic goals
  • Align staff actions with your council or board goals
  • Improve communication within and outside the organization
  • Share progress and achievements to gain public trust

Brent and Megan will be joined by strategic planning expert Kevin Knutson for a deep dive into best practices for local government to execute strategy and build trust. This educational webinar will conclude with answers to a Q&A session.

Host: Kevin Knutson, VP Customer Success at Envisio

Duration: 1 hour

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Brent Stockwell

Brent Stockwell is Assistant City Manager at the City of Scottsdale, Arizona. He has worked for the city since 2002 and currently oversees citizen service, diversity, emergency management, performance management and tourism and events. He has also worked for the cities of Mesa, Arizona and Federal Way, Washington. He earned degrees from Kansas State University and the University of Washington. He currently serves as an executive board member for the Arizona City/County Management Association.

Megan Lynn

Megan joined the City Manager's Office in March 2018. She previously worked for the Arizona Office of the Auditor General as a Performance Auditor II. Megan earned a bachelor's degree in Creative Writing from the University of Arizona and a master's degree in Public Policy from Arizona State University. Megan coordinates citywide initiatives and manages special projects for the City Manager and Assistant City Manager.

Kevin Knutson

Kevin Knutson is the Vice President of Customer Success at Envisio Solutions. He is recognized as a national expert in local government management consulting and has more than 20 years of experience in local government, including strategic planning, budgeting, performance measurement and community relations. He has served as Interim City Manager and Assistant City Manager in Reno, Nevada, and as Budget and Strategic Planning Manager in Coral Springs, Florida.