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Jesica McEachern to join city of Lubbock as assistant city manager

Jesica McEachern (Source: City of Lubbock) Jesica McEachern (Source: City of Lubbock)

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Beginning June 4, Jesica McEachern will join the City of Lubbock as an Assistant City Manager. Jesica is a native of Kennedale, Texas and the current City Manager for the City of Bridgeport, Texas.

Jesica earned a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of North Texas and a master's degree in Public Administration from the University of Texas Arlington. She has been with the City of Bridgeport since 2009 serving first as the City Secretary/Director of Development Services, then as an Assistant City Manager, before advancing to City Manager in 2015. Prior to her career in municipal government, Jesica worked as an escrow officer for private title companies.

"During an extensive and competitive hiring process, Jesica demonstrated great leadership skills with an emphasis on communication and customer service," City Manager Jarrett Atkinson said. "Her experience will benefit our organization greatly as she oversees those departments which provide vital services to our citizens and also plan and execute the successful maintenance and growth of our city."

As an Assistant City Manager, Jesica will oversee the Departments of Public Works, Engineering, and Development Services.

"I am thrilled and honored to join the City of Lubbock leadership team," McEachern said.  "I look forward to working with staff, the City Council and the community as the city continues to plan and prepare for future growth and development."

The City of Lubbock looks forward to welcoming Jesica to the team.

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