Tryon manager Hembree earns Credentialed Manager designation

Published 11:03 am Friday, July 15, 2011

Tryon Town Manager Justin B. Hembree recently received the Credentialed Manager designation from International City/County Management Association.
Hembree is one of more than 1,200 local government management professionals currently credentialed through the ICMA Voluntary Credentialing Program.
To receive the ICMA credential, a member must meet the following requirements:
• Must have significant experience as a senior management executive in local government;
• Must have earned a degree, preferably in public administration or a related field and
• Must have demonstrated a commitment to high standards of integrity and to lifelong learning and professional development.
Hembree has 13 years of professional local government executive experience. Prior to his appointment in 2009 as town manager of Tryon, he served as assistant county manager of Henderson County, N.C.
For more information regarding the ICMA Voluntary Credentialing Program, contact Amanda Relyea at ICMA, 777 North Capitol Street, N.E., #500, Washington, D.C. 20002-4201; or 202-962-3556.
ICMA is the premier local government leadership and management organization. Its mission is to create excellence in local governance by developing and advocating professional management of local government worldwide.
ICMA provides member support in the form of publications, data, and information; peer and results-oriented assistance; and training and professional development to more than 9,000 city, town, and county experts and other individuals throughout the world.
– article submitted by
Meg Rogers, Town of Tryon

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