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Town Manager Aaron Adams Receives Prestigious ICMA Credential

January 23, 2024

The Town of Timnath proudly announces that Aaron Adams, our esteemed Town Manager, has been awarded the Credentialed Manager designation by the International City/County Management Association (ICMA). This prestigious recognition is granted to less than 1,400 local government professionals committed to the highest standards of integrity and leadership.

ICMA’s mission is to advance professional local government through leadership, management, innovation, and ethics and by increasing the proficiency of appointed chief administrative officers, assistant administrators, and other employees who serve local governments and regional entities worldwide. The organization’s 13,000 members in 27 countries include educators, students, and other local government employees.

To receive the prestigious ICMA credential, a member must have significant experience as a senior management executive in local government, have earned a degree, preferably in public administration or a related field, and have demonstrated a commitment to high standards of integrity and to lifelong learning and professional development.

Adams, who has over 15 years of experience in public service leadership, has significantly contributed to the growth and development of Timnath through his strategic and innovative management style. Since his appointment in 2021, he has spearheaded numerous initiatives that have enhanced our community’s infrastructure and quality of life.

The Town of Timnath commends Adams for this well-deserved accolade and remains dedicated to the principles of excellence in local governance.

About ICMA

ICMA, the International City/County Management Association, advances professional local government worldwide. The organization’s mission is to advance professional local government through leadership, management, innovation, and ethics.

ICMA identifies leading practices to address the needs of local governments and professionals serving communities globally. We provide services, research, publications, data and information, peer and results-oriented assistance, and training and professional development to thousands of cities, towns, county leaders, and other individuals and organizations worldwide. The management decisions made by ICMA’s members affect millions of people living in thousands of communities, ranging from small towns to large metropolitan areas.