JUSTIN, TX (June 7, 2023) – The City of Justin has hired Jarrod Greenwood as its new City Manager.
The City selected SGR to assist in conducting the extensive search that resulted in an impressive candidate pool. SGR is an executive recruitment firm based in Keller, Texas, specializing in recruiting, assessing, and developing innovative, collaborative, and authentic leaders for local governments. SGR’s proprietary recruitment and vetting process produced an incredibly extensive and strong field of candidates. The City received 90 applications from candidates in 21 states and two countries.
Mr. Greenwood served as the City of Justin’s Interim City Manager over the last four months. Before coming to Justin, he devoted the last 19 years of his 28-year municipal career to the Town of Westlake, TX, the last three as Assistant/Deputy/Acting Town Manager. Other past service to Westlake includes his role as Public Works Director and Public Works Superintendent. Prior to this, he worked for the Public Works Departments of the nearby cities of Haltom City and Keller.
Jarrod is a Credentialed Manager through the International City/County Manager’s Association (ICMA). He earned his Master of Public Administration from Troy University in Troy, AL, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of North Texas in Denton.
“Having the opportunity to serve the City of Justin as the Interim City Manager has allowed me the unique perspective to better understand the needs of the community and the organization and its elected leadership, and I am honored to be selected as the next City Manager,” stated Mr. Greenwood. “I look forward to continuing this work and joining the Justin community.”
“After reviewing many qualified candidates, we are looking forward to Jarrod assuming this role as our chief executive to lead the organization and implement the City’s vision and goals,” said city of Justin Mayor James Clark.