Peckham & McKenney

With over 50 years of combined experience in executive search, management and local government, Peckham & McKenney brings a high level of understanding and service to their clients and candidates.

Peckham & McKenney provides Executive Search and Consulting services to local government agencies throughout the Western United States and is headquartered in Sacramento, CA, with an office in Lake Tahoe and a presence in Denver, CO.

Peckham & McKenney was established on the premise that an executive search and consulting firm must be dedicated to providing its clients and candidates with professional service, as well as a personal, hands-on approach. Our business philosophy centers upon the understanding that this is a "people" oriented industry and that attention to others' needs is the key to providing excellent customer service. Not only are we committed to providing our clients with well-qualified candidates, but we also take pride in treating both clients and candidates with the utmost respect that they deserve.

5 job(s) at Peckham & McKenney

Town of Timnath, CO Timnath, CO
Sep 14, 2020
Full Time
Town Manager Timnath, CO     The Town of Timnath (pop. 6,000, elev. 4,865, 5.05 sq. mi.) is a rapidly growing, safe, family-oriented community located in the plains at the base of the Rocky Mountains in beautiful Northern Colorado, north of Denver and south of Cheyenne, WY. Due east of Fort Collins in Larimer County, Timnath sits at a major regional crossroads, the intersection of I-25 and Harmony Rd., one of the busiest in the state. Denver’s world-class urban culture, major sports venues, and Denver International Airport are an hour’s drive south.   Timnath is not a typical small town. The biggest issues here relate to growth:  infrastructure, increased traffic, and responsible development, among others. The Town’s FY 2020 General Fund Budget of $42.3 million supports 24 FTEs, as well as several contract positions, and three seasonal employees. The 2020-24 five-year capital improvement plan contemplates $55.7 million in projects.   A bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, or equivalent, and five years of progressively responsible experience in local government, including experience as a municipal manager, assistant municipal manager, or major department head are required. Masters degree in related field desirable.  Residency within the Town of Timnath is preferred and encouraged, but not required. The annual salary range for this position is $140,000 to $165,000, depending upon the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.  Comprehensive benefits. Relocation assistance subject to negotiation.   Call Andrew Gorgey at (970) 987-1238 for more information or to request a detailed brochure.  The brochure is also available on our web site at www.peckhamandmckenney.com .  Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.   Filing deadline October 12, 2020.  
City of Piedmont, CA Piedmont, CA, USA
Sep 13, 2020
Full Time
Director of Public Works City of Piedmont, CA   The City of Piedmont is a community of approximately 11,500 residents located in the beautiful Oakland Hills overlooking the San Francisco Bay. Virtually built out, Piedmont consists of established, quality single-family homes on quiet, tree-lined streets with some small multi-family housing mixed within. Piedmont is a full-service charter city and operates under a City Council/Administrator form of government. Piedmont has an exceptional team of public servants that prides itself on delivering quality and customer-focused services to the community. The city employs 96 full-time employees and has a total operating budget of $28.5 million.   The Department of Public Works has a staff of 12.5 full-time equivalent positions and a FY 20/21 operating budget of $3,767,200. The Director of Public Works also oversees the budgets for the Sewer Fund ($2,216,000), the “Street” Funds ($2,426,500), and the Facilities Maintenance Fund ($1,330,000).   A Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, engineering, economics or a related field is required.  Either three years of administrative or managerial experience, preferably in a municipal or similar public setting; or five years of professional planning, engineering or related experience, including two years in a supervisory or administrative capacity is required. Experience with sustainability and multi-modal transportation methods is desired.   The current annual salary for the Public Works Director is $185,256. Salary will be negotiable based on experience and qualifications.   Please submit your cover letter and resume (including month/year of employment) via our website:   Peckham & McKenney www.peckhamandmckenney.com   Feel free to contact Bobbi Peckham toll-free at (866) 912-1919 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.  Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.   Filing Deadline:  October 9, 2020  
City of Mill Creek, WA City of Mill Creek, WA
Aug 27, 2020
Full Time
Director of Finance City of Mill Creek, Washington   Situated in Snohomish County approximately 20 miles north of Seattle and 10 miles south of Everett, the City of Mill Creek, Washington, is a vibrant, safe, and family-friendly community nestled just inland from the Puget Sound, north of Lake Washington, and west of the Cascade Mountains. Initially developed as a golf course community in a densely wooded area and incorporated in 1983, Mill Creek (pop. 20,470, 4.6 sq. mi.) is exceptionally well-planned and offers a hometown atmosphere with many of the amenities of urban living. The 2019-20 Biennial Budget is $50.5 million (GF $28.2 million, reserve $6 million) supports a staff of 61 FTEs.   Mill Creek seeks an experienced, professional local government finance professional as its next Director of Finance. The City remains in a period of change and rebuilding, so the ideal candidate must thrive in start-up and entrepreneurial environments. A bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business or public administration, or related field, and five years of professional management experience in municipal finance or equivalent are required. Washington State-specific experience preferred. Master’s degree and/or CPA or CPFO highly desired.  Residency encouraged.  Experienced assistant and deputy finance directors seeking to make their mark are expressly encouraged to apply.  Annual salary range is $107,400 to $141,400 dependent on qualifications and experience. Comprehensive benefits.      Call Andrew Gorgey at (970) 987-1238 for more information or to request a detailed brochure.  The brochure is also available on our web site at www.peckhamandmckenney.com .  Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.   Filing deadline is September 28, 2020.      
City of American Canyon, CA American Canyon, CA, USA
Aug 25, 2020
Full Time
  Finance Director City of American Canyon, CA   Looking for an exciting career opportunity as an “up-and-comer” or first time Director to join a progressive, trend-setting, and customer service-driven leadership team and organization?  The City of American Canyon has bravely faced COVID-19 by carefully considering the future, evolving and digitizing its services to the community, and responding to this new paradigm.  The new Finance Director will be motivated by using technology to take the department to the next level and serve the internal and external customers of this growing community in the most efficient and effective manner possible.   With approximately 80 full-time employees and FY 2020/21 total budget of $68.4M, the Finance Department has a total staff of 8 employees within the two divisions of Accounting and Budget. The Finance Director also oversees the contract of an Information Systems Consultant, and the City is interested in candidates who are comfortable with and understand how to optimize technology to create more cost-effective and efficient practices.    A Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, public administration, business administration, or a closely related field is required; Master’s degree and CPA is desirable. Annual salary range is $113,526 to $170,269 DOQE.  CalPERS 2% @ 55 Classic. To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please visit our website:   Peckham & McKenney www.peckhamandmckenney.com   Please do not hesitate to contact Bobbi Peckham toll-free at (866) 912-1919 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.  Resumes will be acknowledged within two business days.   Filing deadline:  September 30, 2020  
Town of Chino Valley, AZ Chino Valley, AZ, USA
Aug 25, 2020
Full Time
Town Manager Town of Chino Valley, AZ   The Town of Chino Valley (pop. 10,817, 63.4 sg. mi.) is located in central Arizona, near the scenic Mingus and Bradshaw mountain ranges in the heart of Yavapai County. Its high desert elevation (4,708 ft.) affords four seasons with mild temperatures year-round, a welcome alternative to the scorching heat of the Valley of the Sun to the south and the cold and snow of higher elevations to the north. This is Arizona’s sweet spot.   This career opportunity is available with the announced retirement (early 2021) of highly-regarded Town Manager Cecilia Grittman, who has capably served Chino Valley for 19 years, the last four as its manager.  The FY 2020-21 Budget (July 1 – June 30) is $24 million and supports approximately 100 FTEs.   The annual salary range for this position is $131,749 to $172,866, and appointment will be made depending upon the qualifications of the selected candidate. In addition, the following benefits are provided: comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurances; retirement through Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) (mandatory) and voluntary options including 457(b)/ROTH plans; basic life (supplemental life available) and long- and short-term disability insurances; flexible spending accounts (medical, dependent care, and health savings), EAP and wellness programs; vacation and sick leave, plus 10 paid holidays. Relocation assistance subject to negotiation.   Call Andrew Gorgey at (970) 987-1238 for more information or to request a detailed brochure.  The brochure is also available on our web site at www.peckhamandmckenney.com .  Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.   Filing deadline October 1, 2020 .