MRG Team

Executive Team

Mary Egan

CEO / Managing Partner

Mary is highly skilled at Executive Coaching, Workplace Investigation, and Conflict Resolution and often uses those skills, along with her considerable experience, when advising her clients regarding employment related risk mitigation, strategic planning and interest-based problem resolution.

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Mike Oliver

President, Organizational Intervention, Realignment & Development

Mike Oliver leads MRG’s Resource Development and Utilization practice area and serves as President. Mike often serves clients by leading specialist teams in financial interventions, forensic accounting and budget analysis projects.

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Staff

Andrea Stanley

Administration

Andrea Stanley is responsible for managing the administrative activities for the MRG organization. She has broad-based experience in several industries that contribute to the success of coordinating the many service areas of MRG.

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Chele Matsumoto
Accounting Assistant
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Meagan Bringino
Administrative Assistant
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916-687-8991

Christi Mansel
Administrative Assistant
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Affiliated Consultants

To address our client challenges, we are able to build a team of 60+ known subject matter expert consultants, subject to individual availability, who  work together to solve the most challenging problems.
Lynette L. Busby

Lynette L. Busby

Transportation Demand Management

Lynette Busby is the Executive Director of the Contra Costa Centre Transit Village. She has been involved in Transportation Demand Management for over 25 years…

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Victor Carniglia

Victor Carniglia

Community Development and Planning

Victor Carniglia brings to MRG a wide range of planning skills and experience, having worked as a planner at the municipal level in a variety of positions and locales. During his 30 plus-year career, Victor has had the opportunity to work on virtually every facet of the planning profession.

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Shirley Concolino

Shirley Concolino

City Clerk Services, Coaching

Shirley Concolino provides broad experience in leading teams to success by understanding what motivates people and what is critical in personal relationships to achieve a common goal. It is with a combined approach of understanding the process of reengineering, utilizing technology to achieve those goals…

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Fred Deltorchio

Fred Deltorchio

Law Enforcement

Fred has over 30 years of Law Enforcement experience and served as the Police Chief and Interim City Manager for the City of Hercules, California. During his tenure as Interim City Manager, Hercules faced a financial crisis, which required general fund expenditures to be reduced by 30 percent.

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Getachew Demeku-Ousman

Getachew Demeku-Ousman

Finance and Management Services

Getachew Demeku provides advice and counseling to local government agencies in the areas of Finance and Management services. Getachew has over 20 years of experience in accounting, budgeting and financial management.

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Jack Dilles

Jack Dilles

Finance and Management Services

Jack Dilles provides services to meet the needs of local governments, focusing on effective solutions to financial issues. His areas of expertise, gained through career public service in governmental finance, include strategic financial plans, analysis of new revenue options…

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Dan Drummond

Dan Drummond

Law Enforcement

Dan Drummond has over 30 years of law enforcement experience in a variety of assignments including leadership roles with Sacramento County and the Cities of Citrus Heights and West Sacramento. Dan began his 27 year career with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department.

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Rudy Escalante

Rudy Escalante

Investigations, Public Safety, Organizational Transitions

Rudolph Escalante is a highly experienced private consultant who provides executive leadership and professional management services. Mr. Escalante has over thirty years of experience serving California communities as a Public Safety officer.

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James T. Gandley

James T. Gandley

Health and Human Services

James T. Gandley, D.D.S., M.P.H., is a recognized expert in executive organizational management and health policy. He brings 35 years of executive management and health care delivery experience, along with a shared passion for organizational systems and healthy populations.

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Erica Greenberg

Erica Greenberg

Human Resources Services

Erica Greenberg is an engaging and dedicated human resources professional who has a broad range of experience within the disciplines of Human Resources. She is highly skilled in recruitment, classification and compensation, benefits, employee relations and labor relations.

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Charlene Harris

Charlene Harris

Human Resources Services

Charlene Harris has over 35 years of broad-based, public and private-sector experience, including 19 years of providing personnel services primarily in recruitment, selection and classification; 10 years of management experience in the public and private human and social services fields; and 10 years in the public utility industry.

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Nancy Kaiser

Nancy Kaiser

Recreation, Parks and Community Services

Nancy Kaiser has over 30 years of experience providing parks and recreation services to communities in Northern California. For nearly ten years, Nancy has provided consulting advice to local recreation agencies and nonprofit organizations.

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Brian M. Kelly

Brian M. Kelly

Fire Service and Public Safety Communications

Brian has over 35 years of experience in the Fire Service, including over 20 years as Fire Chief of three California Fire Departments. He was the Fire Chief and Emergency Services Director in the City of Millbrae for 12 years, the City of Union City for three years, and the City of San Mateo for five years.

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Richard S. Knecht

Richard S. Knecht

Human Resources and Organizational Development

Richard Knecht has delivered program operations, leadership, strategic planning and training services to public and private healthcare and human service systems for more than 26 years. He is highly regarded in California for his work in designing, adapting and implementing integrated Systems of Care for public human service agencies.

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Claire Laughlin

Claire Laughlin

Organizational Training

Claire Laughlin, MA, is a dynamic and engaging trainer and consultant who uses experiential and innovative methods to help teams and organizations achieve results. With every client, she seeks to build individual leadership potential, teach positive communication habits, and enhance trust among and between team members.

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Nadine Levin

Nadine Levin

Local Government Services

Nadine Levin is a consultant in MRG’s local government management practice area. Nadine provides clients with strategic advice and analysis on organizational issues and she is able to provide practical recommendations and solutions to challenges…

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Rudolf Ohlemutz

Rudolf Ohlemutz

Water resources, flood control and wastewater

Rudolf Ohlemutz has worked as a water resources, flood control, and sanitary engineer for 40 years. For 16 years, he was employed as Director of Engineering and Field Operations at the Vallejo Sanitation and Flood Control District. In this position, his accomplishments include…

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Paul Richardson

Paul Richardson

Community Development and Planning

As the former Planning, Housing and Redevelopment Director for the City of Roseville and Planning Manager for the City of Walnut Creek, Paul Richardson provides a combination of skills including downtown revitalization, development project management, policy…

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Chris Romero

Chris Romero

Transportation Demand Management

Chris Romero is the Program Manager for the Contra Costa Centre Transit Village. She manages the day to day financial and support operations of the Transportation Demand Management and Child Care programs.

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Valerie Ruxton

Valerie Ruxton

Human Resources and Organizational Development

Valerie Ruxton provides advice, counseling and support in the area of human resources, with special emphasis on policy review and development, employee relations, labor relations preparation, performance management, grievance investigation and response…

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Rebecca Schmidt

Rebecca Schmidt

Community Development and Planning

Rebecca Schmidt is a land use planner with over 29 years of professional planning experience. She specializes in navigating the environmental and entitlement process for master planned communities, open space and habitat restoration projects. Her strength is finding innovative solutions…

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Marcie G. Scott

Marcie G. Scott

Human Resources and Organizational Development

Marcie Scott has provided personnel management services and guidance to all levels of staff in full-service California cities and special districts for 20 years. Key appointments include serving as Director of Human Resources at the City of Manhattan Beach for six years…

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Heather Shupe

Heather Shupe

Human Resources and Organizational Development

Heather Shupe is a dedicated public service manager with over 25 years of experience in public agencies and non-profit organizations. Specializing in full-cycle recruitment, Heather has a proven ability to manage projects while mentoring and developing staff.

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Bronda Silva

Bronda Silva

Human Resources and Organizational Development

Bronda Silva provides support and human resources services to local government agencies in the areas of general human resources support, classification and compensation, recruitment and testing, policy development, executive search, negotiations preparations…

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Tom Sinclair

Tom Sinclair

Finance and Management Services

Tom provides consulting services to clients in Finance and Management areas including advice in best practices, financial analysis and long-term financial strategic planning.

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Pamela Sloan

Pamela Sloan

Recreation, Parks and Community Services

Pamela Sloan offers advice and counseling in the areas of Parks, Recreation and Library Services. She is an expert in operations and management and applies those skills, along with 30 years’ experience, when advising her clients in organizational management…

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Lisa Sullivan

Lisa Sullivan

Human Resources and Organizational Development

Lisa Sullivan brings executive perspective combined with operational expertise to every project in which she is involved. Her diverse experiences during her exceptional 33-year public sector career honed her ability to see across traditional roles and responsibilities…

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Cassandra Walker

Cassandra Walker

Community Development and Planning

Cassandra Walker led the award winning redevelopment efforts in downtown Napa for 16 years as the Community Development Director. With over 30 years of public and private planning and development experience, Cassandra brings a unique set of skills to…

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Victoria Walker

Victoria Walker

Community Development and Planning

Victoria provides services and consultation in the areas of community development, planning policy and project implementation. With a 30-year career in the public sector focused on municipal planning and management, Victoria’s services to clients include…

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Craig Whittom

Craig Whittom

Coaching, Labor Relations and Fiscal Sustainability

Craig Whittom provides advice and support in the areas of coaching, labor relations, fiscal sustainability and project management. He is a solution oriented management professional, with significant experience in staff development, performance based management and problem solving with limited resources.

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Charlie Wilson

Charlie Wilson

Human Resources and Organizational Development

Charlie Wilson provides broad support to public agencies in the human resources and risk management disciplines. As a seasoned practitioner and leader, he can assess the operational, programmatic and strategic effectiveness of HR and Risk Management activities and support agencies.

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Martha K. Wilson

Martha K. Wilson

Human Resources and Organizational Development

Martha Wilson provides a wide variety of services and guidance to all levels of staff in the California public sector, specializing in County Government. After a successful career in mortgage banking, Martha started working in California’s public sector as a Deputy County Counsel for the County of Yuba in March 1998…

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Alan A. Wolken

Alan A. Wolken

Community Development and Planning, Finance and Management Services

Alan has 30 years of municipal planning, redevelopment and engineering experience in local governments in both Northern and Southern California. During his career, Alan has worked on a variety of projects ranging from small commercial efforts to 500,000 square-foot adaptive re-use projects.

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Wayne Tanda

Wayne Tanda

Public Works, Development Services

Wayne Tanda provides consulting services to local jurisdictions in the areas of public works, engineering, and transportation. He is skilled in organizational analysis and development, strategic planning, leadership and management. Wayne is experienced in…

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William J. Zenoni

William J. Zenoni

Finance and Management Services

William Zenoni provides advice and counseling to local government agencies in the areas of finance and management . Bill has 35 years of governmental finance and management experience, working in the public sector primarily in the areas of finance, budgeting…

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Michele Rodriguez

Michele Rodriguez

Community Development and Planning

Michele provides professional consultation services in the areas of community development, planning policy, CEQA and project implementation. With a 30-year career in both the public and private sectors focused on municipal planning and management.

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Michael F. Stallings

Michael F. Stallings

Recreation, Parks and Community Services

Michael Stallings offers advice and counseling in the areas of Parks, Community and Recreation Services. Mike brings over 30 years of experience in providing parks and recreation services to public, private and non-profit agencies in various sized organizations…

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