City Manager

The City Manager is appointed by the City Council to be the administrative head of municipal government operations of the City. The City Manager is responsible for implementing decisions made by the Council, and coordinating those activities through the various City departments, in accordance with the Municipal Code.

The City Manager is also tasked with identifying key areas of interest relating to the City, formulating appropriate responses, and creating policy recommendations for the Council; as well as, budget development, strategic planning, and the economic development of the City. He also represents the City in legislative actions, legal service functions, and provides leadership for the organization.

If you would like to obtain additional information about the City Manager or the City Manager's Office, please call (562) 868-0511, ext 7510.

Thaddeus McCormack, City Manager

Mr. McCormack is the son of Irish immigrants, and grew up in the Whittier area. He attended local public schools and graduated from California High School. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science with an emphasis in Public Administration from Cal State Long Beach and later earned a Master's Degree in Political Science from Cal State Fullerton. Prior to beginning his career in local government, Mr. McCormack worked in the private sector for a number of years with Xerox Corporation in the customer relations field. He began working for the City of Santa Fe Springs as an Administrative Intern in 1998. Since then, he has held the positions of Administrative Assistant, Management Analyst, Assistant to the City Manager, and Assistant City Manager. Mr. McCormack has worked in a variety of areas of the City's operations including Transportation, Waste Management, Public Information, and special projects, to name a few. Mr. McCormack is married and the father of three boys.

If you would like to contact the City Manager, you may send an e-mail or contact the City Manager's Office at (562) 868-0511, ext. 7510.