B.A. Stanford University
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Greg Larsen is a consultant to public agencies through Management Partners. He was
previously a city manager in California and Arizona for over twenty-five years. In
his job as City Manager of Los Gatos, Greg served as CEO, reporting to a publicly
elected board of directors (Town Council) where he supervised Police, Library, Public
Works, Planning and Community Development, Parks and Community Services, Management
Services (Finance, Human Resources, City Clerk, and Technology) and contracted Fire
and environmental services. He led the construction and opening of a new Library,
the Police Operations Building, a Creekside Sports Park and the historic Pageant Grounds,
all on time and on budget. Greg proposed balanced budgets and added to reserves every
year of the Great Recession without layoffs or significant ongoing service reductions.
Greg previously served as President of Cal-ICMA and chaired the League of California Cities OPEB Task Force. He has served other cities in California and Arizona.
Greg teaches PADM 214 Public Management and PADM 218 Public Budgeting for the MPA program.