Tyler has new assistant City manager

Scott Wall is Tyler's new assistant City manager.
Scott Wall is Tyler's new assistant City manager.

Posted by Ellen Krafve - email

Released by Susan Guthrie with the City of Tyler:

TYLER, TX - City Manager Mark McDaniel announced Wednesday the appointment of Scott Wall as assistant City manager (ACM) effective Oct. 9, 2009.  The ACM position has been vacant since January 2009, when McDaniel was officially promoted to City manager.

"I am pleased to announce the appointment of Scott as assistant City manager," said McDaniel.  "We were very pleased to receive more than 100 applicants for the position.  Scott is an extremely qualified, highly experienced professional and we are fortunate that he has chosen to join our team."

Wall has served in the city management profession for more than 17 years and was most recently the assistant City manager for the City of Leander.  Prior to his appointment as the Leander assistant City manager, he was employed by the City of Sherman where he served as the City manager from June 2001 to February 2007. Wall also served as an assistant City manager and City manager for the City of Lancaster; City manager of Hondo and City administrator of Haskell.

Wall is a graduate of West Texas State A & M where he received a Bachelor of Science in Public Administration. He earned a Master's Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Texas State University. Additionally, he was the first city manager in the state to complete the Certified Public Manager Program from Texas State University's Public Service Academy. He is also designated as an International City Management Association Credentialed Manager.

Scott has served as the president of the Alamo Area City Management Association and as a Board member of the Texas City Management Association. He has served on the Board of the Texoma Metropolitan Planning Organization and is the chairman of the University of Texas at Arlington's Public Service Academy. Additionally, he has taught municipal officials at the Texas State University's Public Service Academy on topics of internal fraud detection and municipal budget preparation.