James Fisher, CPM, has been appointed as the new city manager of Forney, Texas.
Fisher served as the city manager for Murphy, Texas from 2008 until his resignation in March 2016. During his eight-year tenure, Fisher saw the city’s population explode from approximately 11,000 to 20,000.
Fisher previously worked for the cities of Port Aransas, Castroville, Muleshoe, and Bee Cave, Texas,” according to a bio released by the City of Forney last month.
He is a Texas Certified Public Manager® and is a member of the Texas City Management Association where he has served as the Ethics Chairman and as President for Regions 4 and 7, according to the bio. He is also a member of the International City/County Management Association. Fisher holds a master of public affairs from the University of Texas at Dallas and a bachelor of business administration in management from West Texas A&M University.
See more at: http://inforney.com/local-news/item/4657-forney-city-council-appoints-new-city-manager