After receiving his BA in Psychology and MPA in local government management from the University at Albany, Alan began his career as a Senior Budget and Management Analyst for Broward County, FL. This experience included financial analysis, forecasting, budgeting, process improvement, performance measurement, and strategic planning.

Mr. Rosen continued to use his skills in other positions including Financial Systems Manager for Fulton County, GA; Budget Manager for Washoe County, NV; Senior Management Advisor for Management Partners; Assistant City Manager and Interim City Manager for Port Orange, FL; and more recently as County Manager for Lake County, FL.

Mr. Rosen has significant experience with emotional intelligence coaching and training, and is currently working on his certification as a 5- Archetypes method coach. He is adept at creating more efficient and effective processes in local government, which has saved governments millions of dollars and thousands of hours of staff time. Some of his recent projects include an HR/Payroll Audit for the City of Groveland, FL; an emotional intelligence training for the City of Dade City, FL; and an organizational analysis for the Pinellas County, FL Facilities Department.

Mr. Rosen is the author of several articles in ICMA’s PM magazine. He is a member of both the Florida City and County Management Association (FCCMA) and the International City/County Management Association (ICMA). Alan is also an ICMA Credentialed Manager.


  • ICMA Credentialed Manager
  • Master in Public Administration from Rockefeller College
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University of Albany– State University of New York
  • Essential Management Skills Certificate (ICMA)
  • LEAN Process Improvement & Advanced Facilitation
  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt


  • International City/County Management Association
  • Florida City/County Management Association


Over 17 Years of Local Government Experience

  • County Manager, Lake County, FL
  • Interim City Manager, Port Orange, FL
  • Assistant City Manager, Port Orange, FL
  • Budget Manager, Washoe County, NV
  • Financial Systems Manager, Fulton County, GA
  • Senior Budget and Management Analyst, Broward County, FL