Clinton city manager search down to final three

Nov 22 Written by  STAFF REPORTS

After a nationwide search for a new city manager, Clinton City Council has narrowed the search for their next city manager to three.

The three finalists are:

Bill Ed Cannon

Cannon has 19 years of municipal government experience, having served for 14 years as city manager of Corbin, Kentucky and five years as city manager of Wildwood, Florida. Cannon also owned a successful civil engineering business for 25 years. He has served on various executive boards in Florida and Kentucky and also served as an interim manager for a Certified Main Street Program.

Cannon received a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Kentucky and holds professional licenses in land surveying and civil engineering.

Larry G. Fry

Fry has 22 years of experience in municipal government, having served for 12 years as Finance Director/CFO and four years as Assistant City Manager/CFO in Roswell, New Mexico. Fry also served a combined six years as city manager in both Clovis and Roswell, New Mexico.

Fry holds an MBA in Finance and Management from Eastern New Mexico University, has served in various capacities on executive boards and holds credentials from the International City Manager’s Association (ICMA) and the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). He was very active in the New Mexico Municipal League.

Evan Teich

Teich has 30 years of experience in municipal government, with the last 20 years in the capacity as Assistant Village or Village Manager/Administrator. While Mr. Teich’s management experience and service has been centered mostly in the state of Illinois, he has also served a 5-year term in the Village of Sussex, Wisconsin. Teich is currently serving as Interim City Manager in the Village of Oxford, Michigan.

Teich holds an MPA with an emphasis in City Management from the University of Illinois. He is an active member of the International City Manager’s Association (ICMA), the Illinois City Manager’s Association, Dupage Mayor’s and Manager’s Conference, and the Enclave Entrepreneur Center.

“We were fortunate to receive 26 applications from all across the United States. After an in-depth search, interviews and discussion, as well as guidance from the MASC, we have narrowed our search to three applicants,” said Mayor Bob McLean.

The goal for the City of Clinton is to have a new city manager in place by the first of the year to begin the budget process for the upcoming fiscal year.

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