Gary A. Huff, ICMA-CM, became City
Manager of Piqua on October 24, 2011 after having served as Town
Manager of Fishers, Indiana, Town Manager of Blacksburg,
Virginia, and Deputy Town Manager of Leesburg, Virginia. He also
has worked in Roanoke County, Virginia, Wayne County, West
Virginia, and served in the United States Army.
He earned a Master's Degree from
Virginia Tech and a Bachelor's Degree from Marshall University,
along with attending Concord College.
During his tenure in Fishers,
Blacksburg, and Leesburg, the communities earned numerous
national, regional, state, and local recognitions and awards
including Money Magazine's #8 Best Places to Live, Forbes
Magazine's #1 Best Affordable Suburb, Business Week Magazine's
#1 Best Place to Raise Kids, and Outdoor Magazine's Top Ten
Dream Town. Other significant local government awards include
the ICMA Center for Performance Measurement Certificate of
Excellence, IACT Community Achievement Award, Virginia
Environmental Excellence Award, IPMA Gold Medal Award, Digital
Cities Grace Hooper Technology Award, NRPA Gold Medal Award, and
the ICMA Voice of the People Award.
Gary is an active member of the
International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and is a
professional certified Credentialed Manager. He served as
President of the Indiana Municipal Management Association (IMMA)
from 2007 - 2009 and on the Executive Committee of the Virginia
Local Government Management Association (VLGMA). He has also
been active in community organizations such as the Chamber of
Commerce, Red Cross, Rotary, American Legion, Airport Authority,
Alumni Association, and Arts Council.
As City Manager, Gary serves on the following boards,
commissions, and committees representing the City of Piqua.