Lorne Kramer has 46 years of government service. He served as the City Manager of Colorado Springs, Colorado, a city of over 425,000 people for 6 years. He also served as a Deputy City Manager and the Police Chief for 11 years. During his tenure as City Manager Mr. Kramer was successful in reorganizing municipal operations; addressing significant fiscal shortfalls; orchestrating the Public Safety Sales Tax Initiative focused on public safety projects throughout the city; gaining citizen support for the Rural Transportation Authority; implementing the Stormwater Enterprise and enhancing the Development Review process and Economic Development. While Chief of Police, the Colorado Springs Police Department received national recognition for many progressive and innovative programs and accomplishments in the areas of crime reduction, gang abatement and community partnerships. His academic accomplishments include a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Redlands, California. He has been recognized by the Colorado Springs City Council and numerous civic organizations for leadership, collaboration and community partnership. He is the co-author of TOTAL Problem-Oriented Policing and the author of several professional articles. He is the former Executive Director of the Colorado Leadership Institute. He is currently the Managing Partner of KRW Associates a Public Sector Executive Search and Organizational Consulting company.