Dave Sykes

Phone: (408) 437-5400

Dave Sykes, Partner, has 35 years of local government experience, including service as a city manager, chief operating officer, public works director, city engineer, interim director of Planning Building and Code Enforcement and a variety of other management positions. He served as City Manager of the City of San Jose, leading a workforce of over 6,600 employees and overseeing a $4.7 billion annual operating budget for America’s 10th largest city. Dave has extensive experience with change and process improvement and has led many policy issues and strategic administrative process improvements. He also has significant experience in coaching and mentoring.