About the Director of Public Works

City of Southlake Experience: 

  • Director of Public Works (2016 - current)

Previous Experience:

  • Energy Program Manager, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC)
  • Equipment Program Manager, Commander Navy Installations Command (CNIC)
  • Deputy Division Director/Project Manager, Multi-National Security Transition Command
  • Public Works Director, Naval Weapons Station Earle                            
  • Director, Waterfront Services & ConstructioOperationsNaval BasSan Diego
  • Public Works Director, Commander in Chief U.S. Atlantic Fleet Headquarters

Professional Memberships:

  • Military Officer's Association of America
  • American Public Works Association


  • Master of Engineering, Civil Engineering - Texas A&M University
  • Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering - Texas A&M University
  • Bachelor of Science, Construction Management - Texas A&M University
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  1. Robert Cohen
    Director of Public Works

    1400 Main Street, Suite 320
    Southlake, TX 76092

    Ph: (817) 748-8097
    Fx: (817) 748-8077