About David Unmacht
Mr. Unmacht is the director of Springsted’s Organizational Management/Human Resources group. He is an experienced local government professional who brings a passion and commitment to excellence in his service and relationships. He works closely with local governments of all sizes in many different disciplines most notably in four core areas: 1) strategic planning and goal setting; 2) executive recruitment; 3) organizational development; and 4) organizational reviews and assessments. Mr. Unmacht has over 30 years of local government experience having served both cities and counties and now in private practice. Before joining Springsted, Mr. Unmacht served for 11 years as County Administrator for Scott County, Minnesota. Prior to that, he was Deputy County Administrator in Dakota County, City Manager in Prior Lake and City Administrator in Belle Plaine, Minnesota. His tenure as a local government manager is highlighted by managing growth and development, leading organizational change, developing labor-management relations, building organizational cultures, and encouraging collaboration and system redesign. Mr. Unmacht is a frequent writer, speaker and panelist for conferences and seminars. Mr. Unmacht was the recipient of the Minnesota Association of County Administrators (MACA) Joe Ries Excellence in County Management Award in 2000 and the Minnesota City/County Management Association (MCMA) Award for Management Excellence in 2006. Mr. Unmacht is also a Credentialed Manager with the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and a community faculty member with Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, Minnesota.