Tom Carroll is an experienced city manager with 24 years of experience in public sector management. His career includes managing economic development, public utilities, budgeting, construction management, private development regulation, policy analysis, labor negotiations, housing, intergovernmental relations, and citizen engagement. Tom is most comfortable operating at the intersections of complex legal, financial, political, intergovernmental, and interpersonal challenges. He uses an interdisciplinary approach to tackle organizational and community issues. The organizations he has managed have won awards for innovation, citizen engagement, intergovernmental cooperation, and benchmarking. Tom was also one of four inaugural ICMA research fellows, studying how challenged Midwestern inner-ring suburbs can reverse depopulation, disinvestment, and general decline. Prior to becoming Silverton, Ohio’s Village Manager, Tom served in various local government positions in Loveland, Ohio; Savannah, Georgia; Laramie, Wyoming; and Longmont, Colorado. Mr. Carroll earned his master’s degrees in sociology and public affairs from Indiana University. He is an alumnus of the University of Virginia where he earned his degree in history. In his free time, Tom works wood, reads history, and swims for distance.