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Tim Ceis

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Tim Ceis joins Ceis Bayne East Strategic after 23 years in public service holding executive positions in city, county and state government. Most recently Tim was Deputy Mayor at the City of Seattle for eight years where he was responsible for oversight of the city's 26 departments, including all policy and operational issues for the mayor. Prior to that Tim was the Chief of Staff to King County Executive Ron Sims. He also served as the Director of the King County Endangered Species Act Policy Office developing the central Puget Sound recovery plan for Chinook Salmon and Bull Trout. Other positions he has held include Executive Policy Coordinator for Governor Gary Locke and Deputy Director of Budget and Strategic Planning for King County Executive Gary Locke. He attended the University of Washington.

Tim's policy focus has been in the areas of community development, the environment, transportation and infrastructure, and public safety. Major achievements under his direction included transforming South Lake Union into a biotech and global health center, replacement of the Alaskan Way Viaduct, and Housing First, an innovative and nationally recognized approach to treating the chronically homeless in our community. Tim has extensive experience in the areas of municipal finance and budgeting, and establishing performance management systems for government.