David A. Evertsen, CEO & Principal
Described as a "safe pair of hands" by colleagues and project managers, Mr. Evertsen is willing to assist wherever his skills can help support local government and project teams. As a former Local Government Executive and owner of a Public & Private Sector consultancy, he has successfully managed local government client relationships, international development projects, private sector partnerships and public-private engagements over the past 20 years.
Mr. Evertsen has personally managed 1000's of consultants, trained +14,000 civil servants while managing 320 client projects on 3 continents. He has +20 years experience in Change Management in Government & Private Sector organizations.
Local Government: 300 projects for school districts, cities, towns, and state government agencies in more than 40 states. Projects involving Efficiency, Technology, and Safety ranging in price from $1.2B (oil & gas) to $500M (downtown redevelopment), to $50K efficiency, compensation and interoperability studies.
International: Additional project work in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bosnia, China, Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Libya, Mexico, Sri Lanka, Tunisia at the local, provincial and national levels. He has worked with the ADB, CIDA, EU, SIDA, AudAid, USAID and the World Bank. Projects involving institutional assessments, change management and capacity building ranging in price from $250M to $ 60K.
Arbitrator, Facilitator, Negotiator, Commercial, Industrial and Residential Developments, Government Relations, Statistician, Data Modeler, Emergency Management Planner, Urban Planner, Master Trainer, Chief Executive, Chief of Party, Team Leader, Public Speaker and advisor to Governors, Senators and Congressmen.
Afghanistan - Bangladesh - China - Canada - Indonesia - Iraq - Lebanon - Libya - Mexico - Saudi Arabia - Tunisia - United States
INTERNATIONAL AGENCY EXPERIENCE
Asian Development Bank (ADB), European Union (EU), Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), USAID, US Department of State, US Department of Defense, United Nations Development Program (UNDP), World Bank, US Department of Agriculture (USDA).
L3, Titan, Adephia, Baja Broadband, Beazer, Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railroad, Charter,Chrystler, Comcast, Cox, DB Horton, Deloitte, Emery Worldwide, Ford, General Motors, IBM, Intel, Lear, Qwest, American Towers, Sprint, Tanween, Time Warner, Verizon, Poudre Valley Health Systems, UPS Logistics
US GOVERNMENT AGENCIES
Agriculture (USDA), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Defense (DoD), State Department (DoS), Energy (DoE), Interior (DoI), Homeland Security (DHS), Transportation (DoT), Environmental Protection (EPA) & US Congress.
- $5.8 Billion (impact) Military Base Realignment Strategy (AZ)
- $1.2 Billion (value) Power Generating Station (AZ) negotiation
- $250 Million Iraq Local Governance Program
- $120 Million Kabul City Initiative
- $ 20 MIllion Afghanistan Technical Assistance Program
- $ 25 Million Change Management Program
- +300 local government consulting projects averaging $25,000
Change Management, Civil Service, Emergency Management, Facilitation & Negotiation, Government Relations, International Development, Local Government, Military Affairs,Public Finance, Survey Design & Administration, Training, Urban Development.
• Masters of Public Administration (MPA)
• Masters of Urban & Regional Planning (MUP)
• Bachelors of Political Science: International Relations
English (Proficient) Arabic (Basic) Spanish (Basic) Italian (Basic)
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More available upon request.
Accomplished public vocalist and violinist.
Married 20 years to Heather McDougal and parents of six children.
Mr. Evertsen is the founder of Municipal Solutions™.