Shayne Kavanagh is the Senior Manager of Research for GFOA. Shayne has been developing the practice and technique of long-term financial planning for local government 2002.
He is the author of a number of publications on financial planning and budgeting, including:
  • The leading book about long-term financial planning in local government, Financing the Future: Long-Term Financial Planning for Local Governments.
  • The leading book on policies for establishing financial governance of an organization, Financial Policies
  • The GFOA’s comprehensive website for recovering from financial distress,
Shayne has his MPA from Northern Illinois University