Edward Broussard, who joined the City of Tyler as City Manager in February 2015, brings nearly two decades of experience in Texas municipal government. He previously was city manager for Missouri City, Hutto, Navasota, assistant city manager for Woodway, and assistant to the city manager for College Station.
He began his municipal career with various administrative positions for Lubbock. Broussard counts among his achievements working with citizens, city council and city staff on such issues as strategic planning, mixed-use developments, other economic development projects, new facilities, neighborhood integrity, beautification improvements, capital projects, charter revisions and land-use planning.
Broussard earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Texas A& M University in 1994 and his Master in Public Administration from Texas Tech University in 1997.
Broussard is active in state and international city management associations. He was president for the Austin-Waco area in 2007 for the Texas City Management Association, served on that organization’s Board of Directors from 2009 -2011 and was named TCMA’s 2011 Administrator of the Year. Broussard also is a credentialed manager with the International City/County Management Association.
He and his wife, Sammi, have been married for 25 years and have three children (Alex, Zoe, and Benjamin).