March 25, 2014
The City of Johns Creek, Georgia announced today the appointment of Warren Hutmacher as its new City Manager, effective April 28, 2014.
"Warren has a broad understanding of our culture and unique insight into our City's foundation and the goals we have for our City," said Mayor Mike Bodker. "He was clearly the best candidate and we are thrilled to have him on board."
Hutmacher currently serves as the City Manager for the City of Dunwoody, Georgia, having joined that city with its founding in 2008. Prior to that appointment, he served as the City Manager of Norcross, Georgia from 2006-2008, and Avondale Estates, Georgia from 2003 to 2006. He also served from 1999 to 2003 as Assistant to the City Manager of Marietta, Georgia, following a one year stint in the Georgia Governor's Office of Planning and Budget from 1998 to 1999. He began his career in municipal government as the Deputy City Clerk in Marietta from 1997 to 1998.
"I am pleased to have been appointed Johns Creek's new City Manager and delighted to be joining the outstanding team of professionals that work for the City," said Hutmacher upon the announcement. "I look forward to working with Mayor Bodker and Council to provide the best in customer service to our citizens while implementing the City's strategic agenda."
A native of New Jersey, Hutmacher earned a master's degree in Public Administration from Ohio State University and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Delaware. He is a member of the International City Managers Association (ICMA) and the Georgia City/County Managers Association. He was named by Georgia Trend Magazine as one of "40 Under 40 – Georgia's Rising Stars" in 2003.
Hutmacher and his wife and two daughters will relocate to Johns Creek. "My family and I are looking forward to moving to the community and enjoying the quality of life it offers," he said.