Joseph Jarvis



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For more than fourteen years, Joseph has worked in the public sector. During his career, he has held titles such as assistant town manager, budget analyst, code compliance officer, consultant, finance director, planning and zoning administrator, and town manager. He earned his Master’s in Public Administration from Arizona State University.

Joseph lives in rural Arizona with his wife, their kids, and his kids’ pets. During his free time, he strives to teach and love his family the way that his mentors did for him, watch movies, play music, and be outdoors.


Joseph is an Associate with Mercer Group Associates specializing in recruitment, facilitation, budgeting, process analysis, capital improvement planning, and providing capacity support to other associates within MGA. He is passionate about local governance and seeks to improve the quality of bureaucracy wherever he works.  Among his accomplishments have been guiding elected boards to increase their utility rates so that they could pay for improvements to their infrastructure; securing a 50-year electrical allocation from the Hoover Dam; applying for, securing, and managing water infrastructure improvement grants; updating policies, procedures, and codes; facilitating very tense and critical conversations; and providing professional customer service.