City Manager

Mark McDaniel is the City Manager of Kerrville. The City Manager is the chief executive and the head of the administrative branch for the City of Kerrville and he serves at the will and pleasure of the City Council.

Mark's 30 plus years of experience in municipal government management now spans seven Texas cities, with an emphasis in finance, organizational development, performance improvement, planning, operations management, and economic development.

Most recently, Mark was appointed to serve as city manager for Kerrville, Texas. Prior to moving to the Texas Hill Country, Mark served as assistant city manager for the City of Dallas where in a very short time was called upon to take on increasingly more responsible assignments. In addition, Mark provided direct leadership for the new Dallas Center for Performance Excellence, an internal continuous improvement initiative.

Previously, Mark served as city manager for the City of Tyler. Mark has also served as assistant city manager for the City of Corpus Christi, where he was responsible for administrative/financial services and economic development.

While in Tyler, Mark was the architect for culture change through the City's highly successful Performance Excellence Program (PEP). PEP included extensive use of Lean Six Sigma (LSS) methodologies for eliminating waste and gaining efficiency. In a few short years, empowerment of employees through participation in LSS saved several million dollars and thousands of employee hours. Other facets of PEP included an innovative leadership structure, rigorous strategic/business planning, and award-winning employee training/career development initiatives.

A leader in his profession, Mark served as President for the Texas City Management Association and Vice President for the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), representing the central United States. He now serves on the board for the Alliance for Innovation. Mark earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of North Texas, and has also attended Harvard University’s Senior Executive in Local Government Program.

Mark and his wife Cindy have been married for over 30 years and are proud parents of three grown children, and last December became new grandparents.

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  1. Mark McDaniel (2017)

    Mark McDaniel

    City Manager

  2. City Administration

    Physical Address
    701 Main
    Kerrville, TX 78028

    Phone: 830-258-1110
    Fax: 830-792-3850