TSA Recommits to the City Management Foundation
Tripepi Smith has renewed its financial support for the California City Management Foundation (CCMF) for the 2014-15 membership year. This is the 5th year in a row that Tripepi Smith has been a financial supporter of the Foundation. CCMF is also a Tripepi Smith client and has been a part of the Tripepi Smith client portfolio for over ten years. Tripepi Smith has built the last three generations of the CCMF website, provides administrative support for a number of key initiatives, delivers a curated weekly news summary on the profession and executes an array of communications initiatives for the Foundation when called upon in partnership with the Executive Director.
Tripepi Smith was recognized as Corporate Supporter of the Year by the Foundation in 2013.
“Tripepi Smith has been a long term partner of the Foundation, and I value not only their sponsorship, but more importantly the work product they deliver on behalf of the Foundation,” stated Ken Pulskamp, executive director of CCMF.
Through its extensive peer network, CCMF offers guidance, support and advice to city managers in all stages of their careers. Working with the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), CCMF helps establish ethical standards in the industry. CCMF also provides extensive members-only resources to help city managers manage and advance their careers.
“There is no single better method to support the city management profession in California than with CCMF. After many years of working with the board and three different executive directors, I have a strong sense of their mission and value to the city management community,” noted Ryder Todd Smith, president of Tripepi Smith. “For California to succeed, our cities must succeed, and strong executive leadership is a key part of that equation.”
Tripepi Smith specializes in marketing, technology and public affairs consulting services. The firm’s clients include private companies, joint powers authorities, non-profits and city governments across the State of California. In addition to marketing and communication support, Tripepi Smith builds client websites on the WordPress platform, resulting in websites clients can easily self-manage and avoiding proprietary lock-in that can drive up long term costs. Tripepi Smith website clients include: Secure Site Solutions, National Demographics Corporation, Rowland Water, Mathis Group, California City Management Foundation, California Utility Executive Management Association, Olympic Staffing Services, Big Independent Cities Excess Pool, Independent Cities Finance Authority, and Michaelson, Connor and Boul.