Testimonials & Client Feedback

With Mike's leadership as City Manager we have made tremendous strides. He personifies innovation.

- Mayor Gina Garbolino, City of Roseville

Mike's proactive, positive and unifying style is widely praised.

- Steve Pajak, Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Your use of visual images to drive home points kept the attention of the group and the interactive style of your presentation made for very good group participation.

- City Manager Daniel Rich, City of Campbell CA

Your vast experience with municipalities and working knowledge about the field of Parks and Recreation helped you create a motivational, positive and very inspirational presentation.

- Deborah Moser, City of San Diego Training Program Manager

Shellito is known as a visionary and strategic thinker. He is often invited to speak at local, state, national and international conferences.

- California Parks and Recreation Magazine

Shellito Training and Consulting provided great insight as to what our department can do to be more efficient and to maximize the resources available to deliver programs and services to our community.

- Ralph Aranda, Director of Parks and Recreation

Mike Shellito is not only a leader in the parks and recreation profession, but he is a visionary of municipal services adaptation, performance benchmarking and analysis, and the guru in staff training and community presentations.

- Chris Beth, Director Parks and Recreation Redwood City

I wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed your sessions and valued your perspective. We hear from many great speakers each year but they don't always connect. You were a welcome exception.

- Don Decker, Director of Parks and Recreation, City of Weston, FL

Mike is a terrific speaker with a tremendous depth of knowledge. He is engaging, interesting and prepared with relevant topics. Participants receive information and tools that they can use immediately.

- Ann Conklin, Chief Operating Officer, Michigan Recreation and Park Association

Cities / Counties / Special Districts

  • City of Boise, ID
  • City of Campbell, CA
  • City of Chico, CA
  • City of Davis, CA
  • City of Dublin, CA
  • City of Healdsburg, CA
  • City of Malibu, CA
  • City of Pico Rivera, CA
  • City of Pittsburgh, CA
  • City of Pasadena
  • City of Redwood City, CA
  • City of San Diego, CA
  • City of San Jose, CA
  • City of Torrance, CA
  • Conejo Recreation and Park District
  • Orange County Parks, CA
  • East Bay Regional Park District
  • Los Angeles County, CA
  • Sonoma County Cities and School Districts

State Agencies

  • State of Arizona Department of Parks and Recreation
  • State of California Department of Parks and Recreation

National Associations & Schools

  • National Aquatics Management School
  • NRPA Leadership and Management Institute
  • NRPA Marketing and Revenue Management School
  • NRPA Safety and Risk Management School
  • NRPA Aquatics Management School
  • NRPA Park Maintenance Management School
  • National Golf Management Institute
  • American Red Cross
  • National Ski Patrol
  • National Ski Areas Association
  • National Recreation and Park Association Annual Congress

Professional Associations & Trade Organizations

  • Arizona Parks and Recreation Association
  • California Park and Recreation Society
  • California Association of School Business Officials
  • California Association of Recreation and Park Districts
  • California Library Association
  • California City Clerk Association
  • California City County Schools Partnership
  • California Municipal Revenue and Tax Association
  • Colorado Parks and Recreation Association
  • Florida Recreation and Park Association
  • Hawaii Parks and Recreation Society
  • Kansas Recreation and Park Association
  • Michigan Parks and Recreation Association
  • Missouri Parks and Recreation Association
  • Nevada Recreation and Park Association
  • New Jersey Recreation and Park Association
  • Roseville Chamber of Commerce
  • New Mexico Parks and Recreation Association
  • North Dakota Parks and Recreation Society
  • Oregon Parks and Recreation Society
  • Pacific Northwest Resource Management School
  • Virginia State Fire Chiefs Association
  • Vermont Recreation and Park Association
  • League of California Cities Annual Conference
  • League of California Cities Community Services Department
  • League of California Cities City Managers Department
  • Northern California Aquatics Management Association
  • Municipal Management Association Northern California
  • National Symposium - American Academy of Parks and Recreation
  • Sports Turf Management Association
  • Golf Course Superintendents Association of America
  • Chico Chamber of Commerce
  • California Association of Park and Recreation Commission and Board Members

International Associations

  • International City Management Association
  • Canadian Ski Patrol
  • International Federation of Parks and Recreation

Private Companies

  • Field Paoli Architects and Planners, San Francisco, CA
  • Northern Video Systems, Rocklin, CA
  • Brighton Schools, Folsom, CA
  • PROS Consulting, Indianapolis, IN