Deputy City Manager

2021 Bryan Foster
Deputy City Manager Bryan Foster

The Deputy City Manager provides leadership and management to the City’s largest operating departments including Social Services, Public Works, Engineering, Utilities -- Electric, Water, Sewer, and Stormwater – and the Manassas Regional Airport.   The Deputy City Manager works with the City Manager to carry out policy directives of the City Council and will serve as Acting City Manager when the City Manager is away.

Bryan Foster began serving as Deputy City Manager in September 2015. He has over 25 years of Virginia local government experience in all three forms of local government – counties, cities, and towns. He is an ICMA Credentialed Manager


  • Bachelor of Arts – Public Policy & Economics, College of William and Mary
  • Master of Public Administration, University of North Carolina
Career Highlights
  • Director of Public Utilities, City of Portsmouth
  • County Administrator, Halifax County
  • Town Manager, Town of Altavista
  • Director of Municipal Services, Town of South Hill
Professional Organizations
  • International City/County Management Association (ICMA)
  • Virginia Local Government Management Association (VLGMA)

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