Florida League of Cities

FCCMA Webinar: Breaking Down Silos in Your Organization and Building New Teams

  • Dates: 04 – 04 Jul, 2024
  • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Breaking Down Silos in Your Organization and Building New Teams

July 11, 2024, from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

ICMA Practice Areas: 1, 3, 4, 6, 10 and 13

Program Summary:

City and county governments often face challenges with departmental isolation, hindering collaboration and innovation. This webinar will explore the concept of organizational silos and their negative impacts. We'll delve into strategies for fostering cross-departmental collaboration and building effective, high-performing teams to achieve shared goals.

Key Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the signs and consequences of departmental silos within your organization or other organizations the panel has been associated with.
  • Explore various strategies to break down communication barriers and promote collaboration.
  • Learn how to build effective cross-functional teams for project execution and problem-solving.
  • Discover best practices for fostering a culture of teamwork and shared accountability.

Presented by: 

  • Terry Atchley, County Manager, Hardee County 
  • Ja’Vonta Swinton, Strategic Innovation Consultant, Tallahassee


  • Olivia Minshew, City Manager, City of Wauchula
  • Douglas Baber, Assistant County Manager, Hardee County
  • Diana Gallego, HR and Workforce Development Manager, City of Tallahassee

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