Tag: City of Plano

I Have to Ask You: My Other Local Government Job

In this series, guest columnists respond to one of three topics selected by ELGL co-founder Kent Wyatt. This week, Matt Yager, City of Plano, TX, discusses other jobs than his current one. By Matt Yager, LinkedIn and Twitter The best part of watching James Lipton interview actors and other entertainers on Inside the Actor’s Studio for me is … Continued

Pop Quiz with Abby Owens, City of Plano, Texas

#ELGLPopUps land in Charlotte, Dallas, Portland, and Kansas City on September 22. Each event has a school theme which you’ll notice in the agendas. Staying with that theme, we introduce you to those who will be attending a Pop Up event. You can register for one of the events here. Name: Abby Owens Job Title: Public Works … Continued

The Future Is Now with Shannah Hayley, City of Plano, TX

The ELGL and SGR Futures Forum debuts on December 4. Registration is free for ELGL members; $100 for non-members. Leading up to the forum, we’ll highlight the attendees. Here’s the guest list. Shannah Hayley (LinkedIn and Twitter) is the city of Plano’s director of marketing and community engagement. She has more than 20 years of experience … Continued

Who Are You? with Stephen Tanner, City of Plano, TX

As part of the grueling ELGL initiation process, new members are asked to complete our version of the Wonderlic test. It’s an open book test and participants do not have to use a dull number 2 pencil to fill in tiny circles.  Stephen Tanner (LinkedIn and Twitter) is the Senior Marketing Coordinator for the City of Plano, … Continued

360 Review with Shannah Hayley, City of Plano, TX

Who doesn’t love a good ol’ fashioned performance review? ELGL loves them so much that we’re embarking on a “360 Review of Local Government.” We’re going to evaluate every single inch of the local government arena by talking to ourselves (a.k.a: other local government professionals), tech companies, journalists, professors, and anyone else who hasn’t blocked our … Continued

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