Fall 2020 Leadership Lecture Series featuring Merrett Stierheim
This is a past event.
Friday, October 9 at 10:00amVirtual Event
This hour-long Zoom lecture series features public sector leaders discussing contemporary challenges and sharing insight into their leadership and professional development experience and will include an interactive Q&A with students.
Born in Mineola, New York, Merrett Stierheim interned and served as Assistant to, and Assistant City Manager in the City of Miami from 1959 to 1967; as Clearwater City Manager from 1967 to 1973; Pinellas County Administrator from 1973 to 1976; and County Manager of Miami-Dade County from 1976 to 1986 and again from 1998 to 2001. He graduated third in his class with a Master’s Degree in Governmental Administration from the Fels Institute, Wharton Graduate School, University of Pennsylvania and earned a BS in Commerce and Finance from Bucknell University where, upon graduation, he received the Outstanding Student Achievement Award from the Wall Street Journal. In 1998, Stierheim was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Barry University and in 2004 he received an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from St. Thomas University. He is an Air Force Cadet graduate and served from 1953 to 1957 as First Lieutenant.