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.
David Morgan, City Manager
David 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
Laurie Brewer began her career in the City of Georgetown as a staff accountant and has more than 21 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 has led departments to be awarded the certificates of achievement for popular reporting, budgeting and financial reporting through the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).
Laurie is a graduate of Sam Houston State University, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business and a Master of Public Administration degree. Laurie is a Certified Government Finance Officer through the Government Finance Officers Association of Texas (GFOAT). She has served as region director for GFOAT and has been active in both the state GFOAT and the national GFOA. She is currently serving on the Committee on Economic Development and Capital Planning for GFOA. She is also active in the Texas City Management Association (TCMA) and the International City Management Association (ICMA). She has been a speaker at various professional conferences, including through the GFOAT, GFOA and ICMA. She has also served on the Williamson County United Way Board of Directors.
As Assistant City Manager, Laurie is responsible for the direct oversight of the Community and Administrative Services Division, which includes Communications, Finance, Fleet Services, Information Technology, Municipal Court, Parks and Recreation, Public Library, and Purchasing.
Wayne Reed, Assistant City Manager
Wayne Reed started with the City of Georgetown in 2016. As an assistant city manager, Wayne oversees several areas of the City organization including Convention and Visitors Bureau, Economic Development, Permitting and Inspections, and Planning.
With more than 19 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.