David L. Manning
Fellow, Southern Regional Training Program, Public Administration
B.A., University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Mr. Manning’s career spans over 30 years in finance and public administration, including executive level positions in state and local government, with the private sector, and as an independent consultant. He brings substantial financial management expertise to bear in his consulting services. He is currently Receiver Representative for GBB which has been appointed as Receiver for the Solid Waste Management Division of the Department of Public Works in Guam in a March 2008 Court Order issued by the United States District Court of Guam.
Previously, he was Director of Finance for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, TN. His key responsibilities included management and oversight for the annual budget with expenditures of $1.9 billion (FY2007); financial reporting and accounting on assets of $5.8 billion (FY2007); financial and performance auditing; treasury with daily responsibility for investment of pension funds and cash of the City averaging in excess of $2.5 billion; purchasing and property management; construction management of projects in excess of $100 million annually. He was also the Principal official responsible for planning, development and oversight of the Mayor’s initiative to create a new “clean, green, and lean” solid waste plan for Nashville. Under the plan, Nashville successfully implemented curbside recycling, revitalized its district energy system and significantly reduced the City’s overall cost for solid waste management in excess of $200 million over the 20 year life of the capital investment.
Previous positions include Senior Vice President of Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation; Commissioner of Finance and Administration at the State of Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration; and Executive Assistant to the State Treasurer of the State of Tennessee Treasury Department.
Mr. Manning has been accorded several awards for his achievements and service record, including the Columbia Leadership Award from the Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation, the S. Kenneth Howard Career Achievement Award from the Association for Budgeting and Financial Management, the Public Administrator of the Year from the Tennessee Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration, and the Public Service Award from the Data Processing Management Association.