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Georgetown Texas Government

City Management

Mission Statement

Assist Council to be successful in developing and implementing city priorities and policies through resource stewardship, employee development, building a collaborative culture, and quality service delivery.

City Organizational Chart

David Morgan, City Manager

David_20160309David Morgan has served as city manager for the City of Georgetown since his appointment in May 2015. As the chief administrative and executive officer for the City of Georgetown, Morgan is responsible for the daily operations of the City. Prior to Georgetown, Morgan worked for the City of Richardson, where he served for 17 years in many positions, including the deputy city manager/chief operating officer for about three years.

While in Richardson, Morgan was instrumental in several mixed use, office, and retail economic development projects. Morgan also led the development of numerous public improvement projects that include recreation facilities, fire stations, trails, road rehabilitation, and land preservation. Additionally, David worked closely with community leaders to create and strengthen neighborhood development and renewal efforts.

Morgan received a bachelor’s degree in communication arts from Austin College in Sherman, Texas, and a master’s degree in public administration from Texas Tech University.  Currently, Morgan serves as a member of the Austin Area Research Organization (AARO) and is the regional president for the Texas City Management Association. Morgan is married to his college sweetheart, Leticia. Their oldest son is an engineering student at Texas A&M University, and their second son is a senior at Georgetown High School.

Laurie Brewer, Assistant City Manager

Brewer215Laurie Brewer has served as Assistant City Manager in Georgetown since August 2011.  She began her career in the City of Georgetown as a staff accountant and has more than 27 years of governmental finance experience both in Georgetown and in Hutto, where she served as Director of Finance from 2006-2009.  She has been involved in numerous development agreements, business process improvement analysis, and construction projects and been awarded the certificates of achievement for popular reporting, budgeting and financial reporting through the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).  Her energetic, collaborative management approach has been successful in various projects across City departments and divisions.  Laurie feels privileged to work in a vibrant, unique community that has done and outstanding job of preserving the downtown during periods of explosive growth.

Laurie graduated Cum Laude from Sam Houston University.  She also earned her Master of Public Administration from Sam Houston State University,.

Laurie has given back to her profession through mentoring and service to professional organizations.  She is a member of the International City Management Association and is a credentialed manager through ICMA.  She is also a member of Texas City Management Association.  She is also active in the Government Finance Officers Association and is currently  a member of their executive board.  Laurie is a member of GFOA of Texas and has previously served as Region 10 Director and Chair of the Professional Development Committee and is a Certified Government Finance Officer through GFOAT.  She is currently on the GFOAT Foundation Board.  Laurie has also served on the revenue legislative policy committee for the Texas Municipal League.

As Assistant City Manager, Laurie is responsible for the direct oversight of the organizational areas which include Customer Care, Finance and Budgeting, Fleet Services, Information Technology, Municipal Court, Parks and Recreation, Library and Culture, Purchasing and Water Services.

Wayne Reed, Assistant City Manager

Wayne_20160309Wayne Reed started with the City of Georgetown in 2016. As an assistant city manager, Wayne oversees several areas of the City organization including Building Inspections, Community Services, Engineering, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Planning and Public Works.

With more than 20 years of local government experience in both Colorado and Texas, Wayne previously served as the deputy city manager for the City of Centennial, Colorado. In that role, Wayne managed Community Development, Public Works, and the Office of Innovation for the growing Denver suburb with 107,000 residents. He previously served as Centennial’s community development director. Wayne previously held the position of planning director for the Town of Berthoud, Colorado, and also served as a planner for the city of Arvada, Colorado, and Denton, Texas.

A graduate of Texas A&M University with a master’s degree in urban planning and a bachelor’s degree in environmental design, Wayne also served as a sergeant with the U.S. Army Reserve. Wayne is a certified planning professional and a member of the International City/County Management Association, American Public Works Association, American Institute of Certified Planners, and the American Planning Association.

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