Throwback Thursday: Marc Ott's ICMA 2016 Annual Conference Speech
Executive Director Marc Ott addresses membership at the 2016 ICMA Annual Conference for the first time.
BLOG POST | Apr 12, 2018
In his first-time address to ICMA membership, Executive Director Marc Ott described the personal journey that led him to his new role as director of ICMA. He spoke about yearning for a better quality of life as a child and finding the opportunity to help others. He recounted the moment he realized the profound effect that local government has on the daily lives of people and how that led to his commitment to serve the public. Executive Director Ott also expressed what he was most proud of in his career and why he gives credit to his parents for his success. Watch the heartfelt speech below.