Alan Reddish is a Senior Associate with Mercer Group Associates specializing in Executive Search and limits his practice to the Southeast, primarily Georgia. He has over 35 years of experience as a local government manager serving as Manager in three Georgia communities, most recently retiring as Manager of the Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County after 15 years of service. Mr. Reddish’s professional career also includes three years of service as the Associate Director of the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia. In this role he was responsible for the management of faculty and support staff that delivered 500 training and professional development programs annually to local and state government officials throughout Georgia.
Mr. Reddish holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Georgia and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Troy State University. He received the first Pillar of the Profession Award from the Georgia City/County Management Association which annually recognizes a person that has demonstrated a sustained commitment to personal and professional development along with mentoring, coaching, and counseling peers and other local government officials.