Eastvale Appoints Bryan Jones New City Manager
Eastvale, CA – On Wednesday, November 14, 2018, the Eastvale City Council unanimously approved the appointment of Bryan Jones as the new permanent City Manager. The appointment became effective immediately after. Bryan joined the City of Eastvale on April 16, 2018 as the Assistant City Manager, following a six month, nationwide, 90 applicant recruitment and interview process. On June 13, 2018, Bryan was asked to serve as the Interim City Manager starting June 29, 2018. Since then, Bryan has led the organization and expanded City Hall with new Council Chambers, additional offices, a larger conference room, and an expanded customer service counter to better serve our residents and businesses. In August, Bryan also led City Council through a Strategic Planning Goal Setting process with public input.
“Bryan is a hardworking and trustworthy leader who delivers a strong strategic outlook to help guide our community,” Mayor Clint Lorimore said. “I have enjoyed working with Bryan and have had the pleasure of watching him build upon the positive momentum we’ve created in our City. I look forward to continuing to work with Bryan, the City Council, and our outstanding team at City Hall to best serve our residents and businesses.
Bryan is passionate about identifying ways to help move and connect people, businesses, and communities so they can all thrive together. His ultimate goal is to create places for people to prosper. Bryan draws from nearly 20 years in both the public and private sectors. He has led cutting-edge land use and transportation infrastructure projects throughout California and North America. With a background as a professional engineer and certified planner, Bryan is well positioned to understand the unique opportunities Eastvale faces from a land use, transportation, and economic development perspective.
“Over the last few months, Bryan has led the Eastvale team to new heights and already accomplished so much in such a short time,” Mayor Pro Tem Todd Rigby said. “With Bryan’s leadership and experience, he has earned the trust and respect of staff, Council, and others that work with the City. I have no doubt he will do an excellent job and continue to be a valuable asset to the city. I look forward to continuing to work with Bryan in his new role as the City Manager of Eastvale.”
“I feel blessed that the City Council has entrusted me with this great responsibility to lead this amazing City,” Bryan Jones said. “I am honored to serve alongside a talented and amazing team at City Hall that is really taking on an entrepreneurial spirit; they are always striving to Exceed Eastvale’s Expectations Every Day.” Bryan Jones continued. “Over the last seven months the Eastvale community has been so warm and welcoming. In this time, I have had the privilege of experiencing why Eastvale is #17 in the nation for Best Places To Live. It has been a privilege to get to know so many of the people that make this community such a special place to live, work, and play. I look forward to serving our City Council in helping create Eastvale’s tomorrow, today.”
Bryan has a Master’s in Public Administration from Norwich University focused on Leadership and Sustainable Financial Strategies and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Davis with a Communications minor. Bryan is a California native and married to his wife, Shari. They have two grown children and three black Labradors.
About the City of Eastvale
The City of Eastvale was founded on October 1, 2010 as an independent local government agency, governed by a five-member, elected City Council. The City of Eastvale serves over 64,855 residents and encompasses 13.1 square-miles in western Riverside County. The City is strategically poised between Interstate 15 and California State Routes 91, 60, and 71, making access easy for residents, visitors and businesses alike. Eastvale is a young and dynamic community filled with economic opportunity, tremendous growth, and strong values. For more information on the City of Eastvale, please visit: www.EastvaleCA.gov