Ron Littlefield, a former mayor of Chattanooga, Tenn., is a senior fellow with the Governing Institute and its lead analyst on the City Accelerator initiative.

Ron Littlefield is a seasoned planner and politician. Ron from elected office in April of 2013 after two terms as Mayor of Chattanooga following additional years of service on the Chattanooga City Council - including two terms as Chairman.

Ron is a graduate of Auburn University with a degree in business. A city planner by career, Ron also consults to government through Littlefield Associates.