Search for New City Manager Shifts Into High Gear in DeSoto

Written by City of DeSoto City of DeSoto
Published: 08 August 2019 08 August 2019

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto Council Selects Executive Recruiter SGR To Locate DeSoto’s Next City Manager.  The DeSoto City Council has selected the Keller, Texas-based executive search firm SGR (Strategic Government Resources) to conduct a nationwide search to locate the City’s next City Manager. 

The search will seek a permanent replacement for Dr. Tarron Richardson who was DeSoto’s City Manager since 2011 but left tosearch become the City Manager of Charlottesville, Virginia. Richardson was succeeded on an interim basis in early May by M. Reneé Johnson, who has served as the City of DeSoto’s Managing Director of Parks & Recreation since 2007.

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