Sean Canning

Sean Canning

Managing Member at The Canning Group LLC

Budd Lake, New Jersey (Greater New York City Area)
Government Administration

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Sean Canning's Overview

  • Managing Member at The Canning Group LLC
  • Business administrator at The Township of Mount Olive
  • Management/ Human Resources Consultant at Blue Shield Consulting
  • Business administrator at The Borough of Lincoln Park
  • Chief of police at Lincoln Park Police Department

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Sean Canning's Summary

- Managing Member The Canning Group LLC

- Change agent, brought efficiencies to three organizations

- Provide wide range of solutions to managerial problems, very good at thinking outside of the box

- Specialize in human resource management, installing accountability systems and provide litigation protection for organization.

- Staffing consultant for municipal agencies, police, DPW staffing

- Municipal policy expert

Specialties: motivational leadership, managing by objectives' project management, police staffing, municipal staffing, municipal budgeting, organizational change agent, human resources, policies and procedures

Sean Canning's Experience

Managing Member

The Canning Group LLC

July 2013Present (1 year 3 months) Morris County New Jersey

Work with partners in providing excellence in Municipal consulting services. Seminar training, interim positions, excel dashboard analytics, qualified purchasing agent services, executive searches.

Our goal is to become the pre eminent municipal consulting company in the State of New Jersey with a great team.

Business administrator

The Township of Mount Olive

Government Agency; 51-200 employees; Government Administration industry

January 2012Present (2 years 9 months)

Effectively supervise work force of over 155 employees
Supervise and oversee three utilities and township budget of over $28 million.
Effectively provide municipal services to township of 28,900 persons within 34 square mile.
Qualified Purchasing Agent in the State of New Jersey, write, review and recommend for award all purchasing contracts
Installed professional standard policy accountability system
Conducted solid waste analysis to auto refuse saving township yearly over $200,000.00
Conducted in house fleet maintenance analysis saving township over $150,000.00 yearly.

Management/ Human Resources Consultant

Blue Shield Consulting

Nonprofit; 1001-5000 employees; Insurance industry

August 2010July 2013 (3 years)

Conduct human resource policy audits.

Implement and establish effective human resource policy systems.

Conduct human resources policy training and fixation of accountability for municipal/ company policies.

Business administrator

The Borough of Lincoln Park

April 2009December 2011 (2 years 9 months)

Effectively supervised prepared and efficiently cut an $18 million municipal budget in 2009 to less than $17 million without job reductions in 2011.
Established performance evaluations, ratings and transformed a workforce of 100.
In 2009 completed solid waste and recycling analysis. Implemented and revised system which saved the goal objectives of over $200,000.00 in tipping fee tax dollars annually.

Instituted policy and procedure system, financial trend monitoring system, ten year capital outlay analysis, and vehicle fleet maintenance system.

Effectively lead Borough through recovery efforts and FEMA process through 2009 floods and 2011 2 floods and Hurricane Irene disaster

Chief of police

Lincoln Park Police Department

September 2004December 2009 (5 years 4 months)

Supervise and oversee all police operations for the Lincoln Park Police Department. Duties included analysis of all operations, hiring, and discipline, budgeting, planning, organizing and delegating all aspects of a 32 member police department with a $3.5 million dollar budget.

Brought the Lincoln Park Police Department to accredited status in only 18 months.


Designed and implemented a human resources performance evaluation system to improve employee performance and establish coaching sessions in a 100 employee municipal government.

Conducted in - depth analysis of budget trends, job descriptions and organizational staffing.

Provided recommendations to clients in Blue Shield consulting in employment policy implementation and accountability sign offs.

Transformed through effective leadership a police organization of 32 into an effective disciplined highly effective and accountable organization.

Sean Canning's Publications

  • Fleet Analysis Implementation

    • Mount Olive Chronicle
    • August 2012
    Authors: Sean Canning

    Editorial on progress in 2012

Sean Canning's Skills & Expertise

  1. Human Resources
  2. Policy
  3. Police
  4. Government
  5. Performance Management
  6. Training
  7. Motivational Speaking
  8. Local Government
  9. Interviews
  10. Organizational Development
  11. Conflict Resolution
  12. Leadership Development
  13. Crisis Management
  14. Community Development
  15. Budgets
  16. Investigation
  17. Leadership
  18. Criminal Investigations
  19. Public Safety
  20. Public Policy

Sean Canning's Education

University of Phoenix

MBA, Public Administration


Indiana University Bloomington

BA, Business management


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