The LGM intensive leadership course enabled me to adopt best
practices, and truly sharpen my skills in a cross agency
environment. The Return on Investment (ROI) session alone
was an invaluable exercise in efficiency which made us all look
at our departments through a fiscal lens. The instructors
were the best: their unreserved candidness made for a rich
Gilbert Smith • Board of Equalization • LGM Cohort 6 Alumni
My recent position change is a substantial promotion for me and I
believe the Leadership for the Government Manager program really
helped me in the interview process. I really thought the
class to be very beneficial and so well done.
Carla Simmons • California Emergency Management Agency • LGM Cohort 6 Alumni
LGM is a great learning environment, the instructors are dynamic
and energetic, and class members become a part of that.
Doug Brenning • Department of General Services • LGM Cohort 6 Alumni
Overall this a great program for networking and learning
opportunities as we share experiences and knowledge to
Brian LaPask • Department of General Services • LGM Cohort 8 Alumni
The program has reenergized me and given me many theories to test
and tools to use. I will definitely reference my course
material for many years to come. I also gained confidence
and am certain I will be a better leader in the future.
Lara Saich • Correctional Health Care Services • LGM Cohort 5 Alumni
LGM has had a significant impact on me as a manager in a positive
way. It has given me the tools to view situations differently and
how to respond not only in the workplace, but in life.
Danetta Jackson • Department of General Services • LGM Cohort 4 Alumni
The LGM training has added so much value in my career as a
government manager. I am grateful to have met a group of
professionals like myself. This will allow me tools, resources to
make a different, not only in my personal life but in my
professional career. These tools are very valuable in making
changes to our Department.
Mona Castañeda • Department of Transportation • LGM Cohort 4 Alumni
LGM has put more tools in my tool box and provided an excellent
opportunity for networking.
Susanne Buehler • Board of Equalization • LGM Cohort 3 Alumni
This program has provided both the tools and a renewed sense of
commitment to have the courageous conversations with peers,
superiors, and subordinates that needed for positive chance in
the state workplace. All mid-level managers should take this
Roger Westrup • Department of Transportation • LGM Cohort 1 Alumni