Mt. Rushmore with Ian Hutcheson, City of Wichita, KS

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Ian Hutcheson

City of Wichita, Kansas — Local Government Management Fellow

Connect: LinkedIn


Issues Facing Wichita
  1. Finding ways to attract and retain young talent
  2. Diversifying the local economy
  3. Continuing to revitalize downtown
  4. Improving public transportation options
Dinner Guests
  1. Vladimir Putin
  2. Larry David
  3. Nas
  4. Greg Maddux
Colors
  1. Burnt orange
  2. Gunmetal
  3. Burgundy
  4. Navy
Thanksgiving Traditions
  1. Crashing other people’s Thanksgivings (I rarely go to my own anymore)
  2. Napping
  3. Pumpkin / apple pie
  4. Reflecting on European colonialism
Career Goals
  1. Work on urban issues
  2. Make an impact on successive generations
  3. Challenge people’s perspectives
  4. Reconcile the traditional and the modern