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About Avery Associates

William Avery & Associates, Inc. is an Executive Search and Labor Relations consulting firm, which has served both the public and non-profit sectors for over 25 years.

Members of the Avery team work together closely to design a customized, winning strategy for each client. Our personal approach is characterized by the highest standards of integrity, ethics, responsiveness, and commitment to your success.

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We are pleased to announce the City of Sunnyvale has selected Jacqui Guzman as their new Deputy  City Manager!

We would like to congratulate Chuck Kaye on being appointed the new Police Chief for the City of Coronado!

We are pleased to announce Robert Nisbet as the new City Manager for the City of Half Moon Bay!

Congratulations to Phaedra Norton on being appointed City Attorney for the City of Merced!

We are pleased to announce Anthony Williams as the new Assistant Public Works Director for Marin County!

Congratulations to Greg Fish for being appointed the Fire Chief for the Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection District!

Congratulations to Micah Martin, the new Deputy Public Works Director-Municipal Operations for the City of Newport Beach!

We are pleased to announce Armando Guizar as the new Utilities Superintendent for the City of Pleasanton!

Congratulations to Randell Ishii for being appointed the new Chief of Public Works for Monterey County!

We are pleased to announce Jenny Chacon as the Chief Strategy Officer for Marin County!