Yesterday the Killeen City Council selected four finalists to become City Manager, this comes after current city manager Ron Olsen announced his retirement effective October 1ST.

All Killeen Citizens are invited to the interview sessions for the 4 finalists on November 1st at the Killeen Civic Center, the finalists are:


Kent Cagle has more than 18 years of city management experience in a 32-year local government career. He most recently served in the top post for Leander from November 2011 to May of this year
Torry Edwards served more than 11 years as city manager for Terrell, Texas between April of 2002 and January of 2019. He previously worked in the City Manager’s Office for the City of Dallas from 1996 to 2002 as a management assistant and strategic manager.
Aretha Ferrell-Benavides has 24 years of experience in government and the private sector. She currently serves as city manager for Petersburg, Virginia. She was city manager of Glenn Heights, Texas from 2014 to 2017.
Stephen Williams has been in city government for more than 23 years. He has been the assistant city administrator and chief financial officer for the City of Conroe since January 2014.

According to the city of Killeen's press release, a reception will follow from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. to meet the candidates.


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