Ron Holifield is CEO of SGR which helps local governments Recruit, Assess and Develop innovative thought leaders. His current clients include over 300 local governments in 45 states, training over 600 employees per month. Ron previously served almost two decades in City Management with six different cities, and is a recognized leader in innovation and initiatives to run government using private business principles. While still active as a City Manager, "Texas Business Magazine" named DeSoto as one of the "Best Managed Cities in Texas".
Ron is a frequent speaker at conferences nationwide, speaking at over 50 events per year. His newest book is Radical Strategies for Creating a Servant Leadership Culture. It provides a practical game plan for organizational transformation. Ron’s weekly 10 in 10 Update on Leadership has over 70,000 subscribers.