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Posted on: August 6, 2021

Burleson hires new deputy city manager

Tommy Ludwig hired as new deputy city manager

The city of Burleson recently named Tommy Ludwig as its new deputy city manager. In his role, Tommy will provide leadership and oversee various departments and initiatives within the city. Ludwig will assume his new role on Aug. 9, 2021.

"I'm excited to welcome Tommy to the Burleson team," said Bryan Langley, city manager. "He has a diverse background of experience, and his development expertise, in particular, will be very helpful in guiding the community through a period of unprecedented growth."

Prior to taking this position in Burleson, Ludwig served as the assistant city administrator of Waxahachie, Texas, since 2017. During his time in Waxahachie, he oversaw day-to-day operations of the city’s building inspection, planning and zoning, GIS, code enforcement, facilities maintenance, waste management, engineering, public works and water/wastewater functions. He was also responsible for the five-year master planning of capital improvement programs for all roadway, water, and wastewater infrastructure expansion and replacement activities, in excess of $125,000,000.

“I am incredibly honored and excited to be selected as the city of Burleson's next deputy city manager,” said Ludwig. “The city has so many exciting initiatives both planned and underway, and I cannot wait to join the rest of the staff in delivering excellent service to the community.”

Previously, Ludwig worked for the city of Dallas in a variety of positions. He began his career in Dallas in 2008 as a management development associate in the city manager’s office. His other roles for the city of Dallas were assistant to the city manager, equipment and building services manager, process improvement team manager and development services administrator over sustainable development.

Ludwig received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Texas at Tyler and his master’s degree in Political Science from the University of North Texas. Ludwig is a certified public manager and holds a Lean Six Sigma green belt certification.  

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