Strategic Partnerships Inc. (SPI) welcomes Greg McCaffery, an accomplished administrator and professional engineer with over 30 years of diversified and comprehensive experience in all facets of public works.
Greg has worked in administration, operations, staffing, and planning within streets, water and wastewater treatment, distribution and collection systems, parks, motor pools, GIS, engineering, facilities, and solid waste/ recycling. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer in Texas, Michigan, Kansas, and Nebraska and a Certified Floodplain Manager.
As the Director of Public Works for Abilene, Greg was credited with helping to bring many national and state awards to the city. He also has served as the Assistant City Manager for Junction City, Kansas, and as the Utilities Administrator for the City of Pontiac, Michigan, where he was responsible for implementing a water loss program that resulted in over $6 million of annual savings. In addition, Greg has held positions as Public Service Director and City Engineer within various municipal communities.
Greg has served as the liaison to Federal, State, Metropolitan Planning Organizations, and other public entities where he was involved in obtaining millions of dollars in grants and low-interest loan funding for transportation, facilities, and water and wastewater improvements.
He is a former recipient of the Top Ten Leader of the Year award and a Fellow of the American Public Works Association.
Greg holds bachelor’s degrees in civil engineering from Wayne State University and in building construction management from Michigan State University. He is an active member of the American Public Works Association, American Water Works Association, Water Environment Federation, and Solid Waste Association of North America. His experience and keen insight into public works as well as local government administration will add significant value to the SPI Team.