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The Mercer Group, Inc. is an independent management consulting firm incorporated in the State of Georgia and operating nationwide.

The firm was founded by James L. Mercer, a management consultant of more than 40 years in the public and private sectors and a former Assistant City Manager. He has written and co-authored six books and more than three hundred articles on various phases of public management.

The Mercer Group is recognized as one of the finest management consulting and executive search firms in the United States, concentrating on work for local governments and special districts. The firm currently has 21 offices spread geographically across the United States and a staff of 31 highly trained professionals to serve its clients. Specialty practice areas include organization and management studies, compensation and classification plans, executive search, strategic planning and a number of related areas.

James L. Mercer - Bio

Mercer Group, Inc. 2019