William Tallman


William Tallman, Senior Vice President


Mr. Tallman is a career city manager with over 35 years experience. He was the Chief Administrative Officer of several full service cities. His major emphasis has been in personnel, labor relations, financial management, productivity improvement, budgeting, and economic development. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Town & City Management Association. He taught an undergraduate course in public administration and human resources management at Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois. He has published articles in PM Magazine.

Mr. Tallman has been active in the Municipal Leagues of Pennsylvania, Illinois and Connecticut, which included testifying before state legislative committees. He is a past member of the Corporation for Regional Development, the Quad City Civic Center Authority, the Quad City Development Group and the Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments.

Mr. Tallman holds an M.A. in Public Administration from the University of Cincinnati and a B.A. in Political Science from Syracuse University. He was City Manager in Norwich, Connecticut for nine years and, for five years, City Administrator in Moline, Illinois. He also served as the top administrative officer in New Castle, Pennsylvania and Hamilton, Ohio. His most recent position was Deputy City Manager of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Consulting specialties of Mr. Tallman include:

  • Executive Search
  • Strategic Planning
  • Labor-Management Relations/Negotiations
  • Operational Analysis
  • Productivity Improvement
  • Intergovernmental Relations
  • Financial Management/Budgeting


Contact Information:

wtallman@mercergroupinc.com

w.tallman5909@comcast.net

(505) 821-9455

5909 Canyon Pointe Ct. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111-6609

Mercer Group, Inc. 2015