City Manager

City Manager's Office

Our City Management team creates the spirit of the community while administering City services. The City Manager, who is the Chief Administrative Officer, along with the Deputy City Manager and Assistant to the City Manager, ensures City goals and objectives meet the guidelines set in their official Guiding Principles.

Curtis L. Holt Heidi Isakson Jennifer Ballard
Curtis L. Holt
City Manager
Heidi Isakson
Deputy City Manager 
Jennifer Ballard
Assistant to the City Manager

Curtis Holt, City Manager

The City Manager is appointed by the City Council to ensure the efficient administration of all City departments, to recommend a budget, maintain a system of financial accounts, and to propose for adoption those measures deemed necessary and expedient.  The City Manager acts within the policies established by the City Council, the Charter and Ordinances.

Curtis L. Holt has served as Wyoming City Manager since 2000.  He joined the City staff in 1996 as Deputy City Manager.  Previous management experience includes City Manager of Otsego, Michigan from 1989 to 1996, and Assistant City Manager of Cedar Springs, Michigan from 1987 to 1989.  Mr. Holt has a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Grand Valley State University. 

Mr. Holt presently serves as chair of the Kent County Dispatch Authority, and as a commissioner for the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).  He is a board member and past chair of the Regional Geographical Information Service (REGIS) agency of the Grand Valley Metro Council, and is vice-chair of the Grand Valley Regional Biosolids Authority. 

Heidi Isakson, Deputy City Manager

Heidi Isakson has served as Deputy City Manager since January, 2015.  She joined the City of Wyoming staff in 2001 as City Clerk, and is an IIMC-certified Master Municipal Clerk.   She was formerly the City Clerk in Whitehall, Michigan from 1996 to 2001, and has previous civil service experience at both the state and federal level.