"MMANC Annual Conference: Driving Economic Recovery Post-Pandemic" with Ryder Todd Smith, Eric Figueroa and Barry Foster's headshots

Ryder to Join Economic Recovery Panel for MMANC’s Virtual Annual Conference

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"MMANC Annual Conference: Driving Economic Recovery Post-Pandemic" with Ryder Todd Smith, Eric Figueroa and Barry Foster's headshotsTripepi Smith President Ryder Todd Smith will be joining HdL Companies Economic Development Director and Principal Barry Foster and City of Martinez City Manager Eric Figueroa in an economic recovery panel discussion at the Municipal Management Association of Northern California (MMANC) virtual Annual Conference on October 14, 2021 at 11 a.m.

Following the pandemic, many cities and agencies have been looking for the right ways to execute economic recovery. ”Driving Economic Recovery Post-Pandemic” will combine the marketing, economic and city business expertise of the panel to provide attendees with valuable takeaways on effective revenue-driving policies and programs. Throughout the 90-minute session, the panel will share lessons and stories from their years of executing and promoting various economic development and recovery initiatives in municipalities across California.

“Small businesses in our local communities were hit especially hard by the pandemic, impacting vital revenue-generating activities for municipalities,” said Ryder. “Tripepi Smith is supporting municipalities, like the City of Martinez, to support local business recovery programs. With this experience and Barry and Eric’s knowledge, I’m confident that attendees will learn tangible ideas to implement in their agencies.”

Tripepi Smith is a Platinum sponsor of MMANC and has supported the association for nearly eight years. The Tripepi Smith team has provided MMANC with video production, photography and website services.


MMANC is a membership organization of local government management professionals located throughout the 49 counties of Northern California. MMANC was formed in 1950 to address the professional needs of public management staff. It is the oldest and one of the largest organizations of its kind in the nation. Today, its goals include facilitating professional development in municipal management; enhancing opportunities for professionals pursuing careers in public administration; establishing a forum for the exchange of ideas, information, research, and experiences among those in municipal management; creating a communications network between the administrator, academician, and others concerned with developing effective local government; and providing input and policy recommendations to the League of California Cities, the International City/County Management Association, Institute for Local Government, Cal-ICMA and other recognized associations.

About Tripepi Smith

Tripepi Smith is a California-based marketing, technology and public affairs firm that serves for-profit, nonprofit and public agencies. Its unique mix of marketing and technology prowess provides a competitive advantage to agencies seeking to leverage the internet to achieve their communication goals. The firm provides full content creation services, including: ghost writing, collateral development, photography, video production, search engine marketing, search engine optimization, email marketing campaigns and website design and execution. Tripepi Smith clients include: City of American CanyonCity of Culver CityCity of CupertinoCity of Daly CityCity of DuarteCity of Grover BeachCity of Santa PaulaCity of Indian WellsCity of La Cañada FlintridgeCity of Lake ForestCity of LivermoreCity of NapaCity of ParamountCity of MartinezCity of TracyCity of VallejoCalChoice Energy AuthorityCalifornia Joint Powers Insurance AuthoritySanta Clarita Valley Water AgencySanta Clara County Fire DepartmentCosta Mesa Sanitary DistrictRowland Water DistrictCalifornia Contract Cities AssociationCalifornia City Management FoundationRenne Public Law GroupBob Hall & Associates and Climatec.