Executive Leadership Team

Who We Are


The Executive Leadership Team is the senior leadership body for the City of Southlake departments and staff. The team is led by the City Manager's Office and is made up of the following individuals:
Shana Yelverton City Manager
Ben Thatcher Assistant City Manager
Alison Ortowski Assistant City Manager
Daniel Cortez Assistant to the City Manager
Lori Payne City Secretary
Chris Tribble Community Services Director
Sharen Jackson Chief Financial Officer
Michael Starr Fire Chief
Stacey Black Human Resource Director
Greg Hendricks Information Technology Director
Pilar Schank Deputy Director of Communication
Ken Baker Senior Planning and Development Services Director
James Brandon Police Chief
Robert Cohen Public Works Director

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