Gary A. Huff, 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 University.
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.
Piqua Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
Grow Piqua Now Board of Directors
Miami County 911 Communications Center Board of Directors
Piqua Improvement Corporation Board of Trustees
Piqua Health Commission (Commissioner)
Income Tax Review Board (Chair)
Tax Incentive Review Board
Tri-City Mayors & Managers Group
Piqua Tourism Council
Ohio City/County Management Association
Northern Miami Valley Local Government Association
Greater Dayton Mayors & Managers Association
Dayton Area Managers Association
Civil Service Commission (Director)
Fort Piqua Plaza Banquet Oversight Committee
Life, Well Run Campaign … to raise awareness of and appreciation for the value of local government managers. Learn more at www.LifeWellRun.org.
Presented at the Fort Piqua Plaza on April 28, 2016
Presented at the Fort Piqua Plaza on February 26, 2014
Gary A. Huff, ICMA-CM
201 W Water Street
Piqua OH 45356