Wayne Cauthen, the Principal/CEO of The Insight LTD, a management consultant firm to state and municipal government agencies, provides a wealth of knowledge to Webb Group International. He brings 17 years of executive level experience in local government, including as Chief of Staff for the City and County of Denver and City Manager of the City of Kansas City, Missouri. In those positions, he served as the Chief Operational Officer with budgets of more than $1.5 billion and more than 10,000 employees.
He oversaw many transformational projects during his time in local government including: the Lowry Air Force Base redevelopment, Stapleton Airport redevelopment and Denver Union Station multimodal facility, in Denver; Downtown Kansas City Power & Light Entertainment District and Centerpoint Kansas City Southern Intermodal International Trade Processing Center.
He also served as a leader in economic development and international trade in establishing Denver trade offices in London and Shanghai. In Kansas City, he established the Office of International Affairs and Trade, which promoted trade between the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
He received numerous awards and recognitions from the U.S. Conference of Mayors, National League of Cities, and Harvard University: John F. Kennedy School of Government Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation.
Mr. Cauthen has served as a board of directors for several organizations including, Partners for Livable Communities, Stapleton Airport Redevelopment Corp., Lowry Redevelopment Authority, Denver Housing Authority, Denver Employee Retirement Plan, Downtown Kansas City Business Council, Civic Council of Kansas City, Truman Medical Center University of Missouri-Kansas City, Rebuilding Together and The Eupulions Cultural Foundation.
Mr. Cauthen and his wife, Rita, live in Denver and have four adult sons.