Held Office Since:
June 20, 2016
I report to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen. I am responsible for carrying out duties as assigned by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen which collectively includes ensuring for the efficient and effective operation of the city government in accordance with the adopted city codes, regulations and policies as well as the laws of the State of Missouri. This includes keeping up with day-to-day operations of the City; helping to arrange and attend various meetings for the City; keeping the Mayor and Board of Alderman informed and up-to-date regarding all City business; and assisting in preparing and providing information for residents, businesses, and elected officials.
I am married to Sheri Benson. I have three children: a step daughter Crystal who lives in Kansas City with her husband Brent; a step son Kyle, who lives in Austin, TX with our grandson Brady; and a son, Brandon who attends college in Arkansas.
I was born and raised in Marshalltown, Iowa.
- Marshalltown Community College - Associate of Arts Degree, 1984
- Iowa State University - Bachelor of Science Degree,1986
- Kansas University - Master’s in Public Administration, 2014
I enjoy spending time with my family, golfing, travelling / exploring new places, reading, and cheering on the Iowa State Cyclones, Kansas City Royals and Kansas City Chiefs.