Derwick Paige
Senior Consultant

dpaige@developmentalassociates.com Derwick has worked in local government for 34 years including more than 20 years in leadership positions. Most recently, he retired from Wake County, North Carolina as the Chief…

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Andrea Surratt
Senior Consultant

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asurratt@developmentalassociates.com Andrea brings over 30 years of leadership experience in local government and city planning to Developmental Associates. Before leaving for the private sector, Andrea was the City Manager of Sandy Springs,…

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Kerr Putney
Senior Consultant

Developmental Associates

kputney@developmentalassociates.com Chief Kerr Putney is a Senior Consultant with Developmental Associates. He served as Chief of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg, NC police agency from 2015-2020 when he retired. He began his career with…

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EI and ROI – MHS

Developmental Associates

DA has specialized in helping education, government, nonprofit, and public safety institutions identify and develop emotional intelligence skills. We have a track record in training leaders to be more successful using engaged learning approaches and we have a list of clients who have selected their leaders using our evidence-based techniques. Learn more….

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EI and Selection

Developmental Associates

Hiring effectively means assessing more than just a candidate’s “smarts” and technical skills but also evaluating their emotional intelligence skills. Data backs up that claim. Learn more…

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