Gregory T. Kuhn, PhD, is Director of Local Government Management Services at Sikich, LLP. Prior to that, he was an Assistant Director with the Center for Governmental Studies at NIU. He has over 28 years of combined experience in government administration, consulting, and academia. Greg specializes in organizational studies, strategic planning, leadership, budgeting, and public policy formulation. He serves as a lecturer/adjunct faculty member in NIU’s Division of Public Administration and Northwestern University’s Graduate Program in Public Policy and Public Administration. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from Marquette University and a Master’s in Public Administration and PhD in Public Administration and Political Science from NIU.