The City of Garland has named Judson Rex as Assistant City Manager for Planning & Economic Development. He will oversee City departments that participate in planning, economic development and redevelopment activities.
For the past five years, Judson has served as City Manager for the City of Denison, Texas. Prior to joining Denison, Judson served as the Town Manager for the City of Strasburg, Virginia, for five years. His more than 10 years of combined experience as a city manager/town manager features extensive experience in planning and economic development. Prior to becoming a city manager/town manager, Judson served in numerous capacities in municipal planning departments.
Judson holds a bachelor’s degree in Planning and Resource Management from Brigham Young University and a master’s degree in City and Regional Planning from Ohio State University.
He is certified as a Credentialed Manager by the International City Managers Association. In addition, Judson holds a certification from the American Planning Association as a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners.
Judson and his wife, Jennifer, have three daughters, Lauren, Chloe and Olivia.
Judson will begin his tenure with the City on Jan. 4.