Assistant City Manager Appointments Announced

CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – City Manager Margie C. Rose announced the appointment of Ms. Sylvia Carrillo and Mr. Samuel “Keith” Selman as Assistant City Managers for the City of Corpus Christi earlier today.  “Both Ms. Carrillo and Mr. Selman will make excellent additions to the executive leadership team,” said City Manager Margie C. Rose. “They both have an incredible array of experience with both serving as City Managers previously,” added Ms. Rose.

Ms. Carrillo has 14 years of experience in municipal government with key areas of expertise in comprehensive planning, economic development, capital programs, development services and budgeting. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Public Administration from Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi, is certified as a Public Manager (CPM) and has participated in Leadership ICMA with the International City County Management Association. Ms. Carrillo most recently served as the City Manager for Aransas Pass. “I served the citizens of Corpus Christi early in my career and I’m looking forward to returning in this new capacity,” said Ms. Carrillo. “I know I can use my skills to help find solutions to some of the challenges facing Corpus Christi,” added Carrillo.

Mr. Selman has 25 years of municipal government experience including economic development, transportation planning, development services, capital programs, and emergency management. He holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of South Alabama, Master of Art in Urban and Regional Planning from Clemson, South Carolina and was a Senior Executive in State and Local Government at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Most recently Mr. Selman served the City of Clyde as City Manager after having retired from the City of Laredo. “Corpus Christi is an incredible community and I am looking forward to returning to South Texas,” said Mr. Selman. “The City has great leadership and I feel blessed to have the opportunity to serve on a team that strives for excellence both within the community and the organization,” added Mr. Selman.