John Maxwell


John Maxwell, Senior Vice President


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Mr. Maxwell has had a distinguished career of over 20 years as a management consultantand Vice President of Springstead, Inc. and Municipal Advisors, Inc. Prior to becominga consultant, he was the City Manager of Chesapeake, Virginia, a City of 225,000 forsix years. Mr. Maxwell has also served as an executive for various cities in Missouri, Iowa, Colorado, Florida and Virginia. He was a budget analyst for Kansas City, Missouri and finance and human resources director in Iowa and Colorado. Subsequent to his tenure in Colorado, Mr. Maxwell was Deputy City Manager of St. Petersburg, Fl.

Mr. Maxwell has had a distinguished career of over 20 years as a management consultantand Vice President of Springstead, Inc. and Municipal Advisors, Inc. Prior to becominga consultant, he was the City Manager of Chesapeake, Virginia, a City of 225,000 forsix years. Mr. Maxwell has also served as an executive for various cities in Missouri, Iowa, Colorado, Florida and Virginia. He was a budget analyst for Kansas City, Missouri and finance and human resources director in Iowa and Colorado. Subsequent to his tenure in Colorado, Mr. Maxwell was Deputy City Manager of St. Petersburg, Fl.

While serving as Chesapeake’s City Manager, Mr. Maxwell was awarded a management innovation award by the International City/County Management Association (ICMA). Mr. Maxwell’s areas of expertise include finance, human resources, executive search, management and organizational improvement and staffing needs analysis.

Mr. Maxwell received his Bachelor’s degree in Labor Relations from Rockhurst University, and Masters degree in Public Administration from Iowa State University.


Mr. Maxwell’s consulting specialties include:

  • Executive Search
  • Strategic Planning
  • Operational Analysis and Finance
  • Human Resources and Staffing Analysis
  • Organizational Reviews
  • Management Improvement


Contact Information:

jmaxwell@mercergroupinc.com

jtmaxwell41@gmail.com

757-897-3393

321 Vanette Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23322

Mercer Group, Inc. 2015