Frank Salvato joined the City of Midland in October, 2014, bringing more than 29 years of experience in Texas municipal government along with comprehensive knowledge of short and long-range planning, fiscal management, human resource management, and strategic planning.
Salvato oversees infrastructure and
development services for the city, which includes the departments of engineering services and airports as well as the code administration, planning, community development and downtown development divisions.
As previous City Manager of Bee Cave Salvato oversaw an update of the city's comprehensive plan as well as the development of multi-use projects such as the Hill Country Galleria and Shops at the Galleria. Salvato previously served as City Manager of Taylor for 10 years and Llano for three years. He is no stranger to West Texas, having spent almost 15 years of his career with the City of Fort Stockton by working his way up from Code Enforcement Officer/Health Inspector to Assistant City Manager. Salvato holds his master's degree in political science and public administration from Sul Ross State University, and also received his Bachelor of Arts from Angelo State University and Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice from Midland College.