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GBB Special Principal Associate David L. Manning

David ManningDavid L. Manning, who serves as Receiver Representative, has had more than 35 years of experience in finance and public administration, including executive level positions in state and local government, with the private sector and as an independent consultant. Most recently, he served as the director of finance for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, appointed by Mayor Bill Purcell. His key responsibilities included all areas of financial management together with preparation and oversight for the annual budget with expenditures of $1.9 billion (FY2007). He was also the principal officer responsible for the planning development and oversight of the Mayor’s initiative to create a new solid waste management plan for Nashville. Under the plan, Nashville successfully implemented curbside recycling, revitalized its district energy system, and significantly reduced the City’s overall cost for solid waste management. Prior to his service with Nashville, from 1987 to 1995, Mr. Manning served as the Commissioner of Finance and Administration for the State of Tennessee. There he oversaw the financial and administrative management of executive branch agencies and prepared and implemented an annual budget of $12.5 billion. In 1994, the American Society for Public Administration awarded Mr. Manning the S. Kenneth Howard Career Achievement Award for budget and financial management.

From 1999 until 2002, Mr. Manning served as a Special Deputy Receiver, appointed by the Tennessee Commissioner of Commerce and Insurance, for Xantus Healthplan of Tennessee, an HMO with approximately $250 million in revenue primarily serving Medicaid-eligible Tennesseans. In this capacity, he directed an investigation into the causes of the HMO’s problems and jointly managed the company when it was placed in rehabilitation by the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance.

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