Recruitment Team

David Niemeyer

Executive Recruiter

David Niemeyer brings an extensive experience in government services to the CPS HR Consulting Executive Recruitment team.  Through his roles as Village Manager, City Manager, Village Administrator, and City Administrator/Assistant to the Mayor all in the state of Illinois.  Human resources and senior executive recruitment are areas that he excels in and thoroughly enjoys. Mr. Niemeyer led recruitments for over 15 department head vacancies as well as numerous other management positions.  This included preparing recruitment profiles and brochures, screening candidates and creating a list of top candidates for the elected officials, developing interview questions, managing assessment centers, conducting background checks, and negotiating employment offers.  His most recent large recruitment was for the police chief of Tinley Park which included a day long assessment center. Additionally, he has worked in a variety of different communities in terms of wealth, demographic, political stability, culture and differing goals. A candidate that is successful in one community may not be successful in other, and so it is important that a recruiter understands the importance of candidate fit in an organization. Mr. Niemeyer’s experience in diverse communities will help in screening candidates that are a good match for an organization.

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City Administrator
City of Gillette, WY

Michael Cole

City of Gillette has selected Michael Cole to assume the role of City Administrator. Mr. Cole was previously serving as the Interim City Administrator for the City. Mr. Cole is a fifth-generation Wyoming native and has nearly 30 years of post-graduate experience serving as an engineering consultant, manager and director in four separate government organizations and four separate private corporations. He will begin in his role on September 18.

Fire Chief
City of Cincinnati

Frank McKinley

City of Cincinnati has selected Frank McKinley to assume the role of Fire Chief. Mr. McKinley comes to the City previously serving as the Assistant Fire Chief for City of Dallas. Mr. McKinley's expertise spans diverse areas of crisis and emergency response, fire management, fire protection operations / safety, quality assurance & logistics, fire dispatch, and learning & development. He will begin in his role on October 9.

Citywide Communications & Engagement Director
City of Oakland, CA

Sean Maher

City of Oakland has selected Sean Maher to assume the role of Citywide Communications & Engagement Director. Mr. Maher was previously serving as the Assistant to the Director of Public Works for the City. Mr. Maher has years of experience leading transparency and accountability work for the City, including as a Public Information Officer managing media inquiries and pushing out proactive news releases and information. He will begin in his role immediately.

Chief Investigator
City of San Diego

Olga Golub

City of San Diego has selected Olga Golub to assume the role of Chief Investigator. Ms. Golub comes to the City previously serving as the Investigator for University of California Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Ms. Golub has close to 8 years of experience conducting and supervising confidential investigations. She will begin in her role on October 3.