Hector Rivera has been named Cape Coral's second city manager, according to an announcment from city manager Terry Stewart.
, who is from Palm City, will be filling a new position approved by City Council in the fiscal year 2007 budget.
has an impressive set of technical and professional skills, a broad range of government experience, and a strong team management philosophy," said Stewart.
"I am confident that Mr. Rivera
will be an excellent addition to our senior management team."Rivera
has worked at the local, state, federal and international levels. At the local level, he was assistant city manager in Virginia Beach, county manager at Guilford County in Greensboro, NC, and city manager at Falls Church, VA.He was Director for Planning & Analysis for the Peace Corps in Washington, DC, and most recently served as the chief of party for ARD, Inc.
...Rivera has a bachelor's in Sociology from City College of the City University of New York City, a Master's in Sociology from the New School for Social Research, also in NYC, and a Master's in Public Administration for the University of Hartford in CT.
"I am honored to be selected from such a talented group of professionals," said Rivera
."I look forward to working in Cape Coral and providing any value-added contribution as the municipality continues its positive growth and development."Rivera is married to Delia, who is clinical social worker.