Smith County Administrator Leonardo Brown successfully completed the Certified Public Manager program, a nationally accredited, comprehensive management development program specifically for managers of federal, state and local government. The program’s primary goal is to improve the performance of public sector managers and the organizational performance of state, local and federal government.
The program is at least 300 hours of structured learning activities, including application projects, structured readings, comprehensive exams and other approved workshops/courses. There is also a written demonstration of the participant’s effectiveness in applying core materials to their job environment.
The Certified Public Manager (CPM) designation is a registered service mark of the National Certified Public Manager Consortium. Successful graduates are eligible for membership in the American Academy of Certified Public Managers.
Brown has 16 years combined experience in business and public administration. He began his career with Smith County as the Director of Human Resources, and now has the additional role of County Administrator.