Frank Benest is the former City Manager of Palo Alto, California.
He is a noted consultant and trainer on rightsizing public
organizations, entrepreneurial government, civic engagement,
leadership development and succession planning.

Frank is Director and Lead Instructor for the Leadership
Academy of Santa Clara County. Click here for 2014 program flyer. and the Leadership Academy of Alameda County, Click here for 2013-14 program flyer.


Frank is available to provide services to your government agency,
professional association, or university. He is also available to
provide coaching for aspiring managers. Frank encourages you to
use this website to access his services as well as various resources.
 

White Paper: What's the Future of Local Government?
 
Recent Engagements and Upcoming Activities
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Western City publishes NEW article "Is Your City Council Stifling Innovation?"

Public Management Magazine publishes article "Navigating Through Transitions" by Dr. Frank Benest


Benest Receives ICMA Distinguished Service Award

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