About GMP Consultants

GMP Consultants offer our clients experienced subject matter experts with a solid understanding of local government coupled with decades of experience. We have served in a wide range of executive positions, from city and county management to public works, management information systems, and finance.  

Our Qualifications

Founded and led by Greg M. Prothman, formerly the CEO and founder of Prothman, GMP consultants have worked on over 400 executives searches and over 80 public sector consulting projects. All our senior search consultants are active in both ICMA and local state level city management associations or in their respective professional associations.

Why Choose GMP?

Service & Relationship

Our consultants bring a reputation for providing outstanding service and building lasting relationships with both clients and candidates. 

Customized Solutions

We take the time to become familiar with your organization to ensure that we offer the best solution and not just a single service.  

People First

We work closely with you and your candidates through every stage of the recruitment process, creating a welcoming candidate experience and ensuring an effective recruitment outcome.  

Team Approach

Our entire consulting group works as a team to leverage their networks to assist with each assignment and give your challenges thorough and creative thinking. 

our team

Our entire consulting group works as a team to leverage their networks to assist with each assignment and give your challenges thorough and creative thinking. All our senior search consultants are active in both ICMA and local state level city management associations, or in their respective professional associations.

President

Greg M Prothman

Greg offers a unique combination of 20+ years of experience in various functions of government and 25 years of experience in public sector recruitment.

SENIOR CONSULTANT

Bob Larson

Bob is an accomplished municipal manager who has held senior management positions in local government since 1987.

SENIOR CONSULTANT

MArk BETHUNE

Mark brings 25 years in private and public sector executive management including 16 years leading the City of Orting, WA as City Manager.

Senior Consultant

RAY CORPUZ

Ray has served in local government for 48 years and as city manager for 29 years at three cities in California and Washington.  

senior fire service Consultant

DAN OLSON

Dan is a seasoned fire service professional with over 40 years of fire experience including 20 years as chief officer at four departments.

Senior Consultant

TED BARKLEY

Ted is a retired city management professional with over 35 years of experience leading cities in Kansas, Washington, Colorado & Montana.

senior consultant

MATT FULTON

Matt brings over 30 years of local government leadership experience serving as a city manager in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Senior Police Consultant

TIM TROXEL

Tim is a tenured law enforcement professional who brings 33 years of law enforcement experience including 12 years in senior leadership. 

Senior Consultant

DAVE ZABELL

Dave brings over 35 years of experience and innovation leading cities and public works departments throughout Washington state. 

senior consultant

Debbie TARRY

Debbie served in local government for over 38 years, most recently as City Manager for ten years at the City of Shoreline, WA. 

Senior Consultant

RICHARD MEYERS

Richard is the recently retired City Manager of the City of Cottage Grove, Oregon (pop. 10,729) where he served as City Manager for 26 years.

Senior Consultant

DAVID CHILDS

Dave brings 43 years of experience in local government, including serving as city manager in both California & Minnesota.

Public Works & Planning Consultant

STEPHEN CLARK

Steve brings 40 years of knowledge and experience in public works and municipal planning from his tenure at a variety of city governments.

Senior Consultant

JEFF WELDON

Jeff brings 29 years of municipal management experience, serving as City Manager/Administrator in Minnesota and South Dakota.

Senior Consultant

MARY SWENSON

Mary is a retired city management professional with 32 years of experience, most recently with the City of Marysville, Washington.

Senior Consultant

DAVID TIMMONS

David brings a historic career of knowledge gathered over forty-five-years involving local, state, and public/private successes.

Recruitment Manager

Kate Hansen

Kate brings 20 years of project management and administration experience spanning business, nonprofit, and government.

Recruitment Coordinator

BRENDA GABBITAS

Brenda has over a decade of experience working with many communities around the globe in both public and private sectors.

Recruitment Coordinator

JESSICA NEWMAN

Having worked within the U.S. and internationally, Jessica brings a wide cultural perspective and strong communication skills