Courtney SharpCity ManagerPhone: 432-685-7202On October 1, 2008, Courtney Sharp began work as the city’s chief executive, leading a workforce of over 900 employees and an annual budget of $167 million. Courtney earned his Bachelor of Political Science with an emphasis on Public Administration from West Texas A & M University. He is also a graduate of the Texas Tech Certified Public Manager’s Program.
Robert PatrickAssistant City ManagerPhone: 432-685-7205Robert Patrick serves as the City's Assistant City Manager. Prior to his appointment, he served as the City of Midland's General Services Director and Assistant to the City Manager. Patrick graduated from Western Governors University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. He received the Barney Knight scholarship from the Texas City Managers Association in 2000 and earned his Certified Public Manager designation from Texas Tech University in 2003. Patrick has more than 20 years of experience in municipal government including procurement, facility construction and renovations, grant writing and administration, asset management, fleet management, and capital planning. Robert served as President of the Panhandle City Management Association from 2002-2004, has been a member of the Texas Water Utility Association, the National Association of Fleet Administrators, the Texas Municipal League Small Cities Advisory Council, and currently serves on the Diesel Technology Advisory Board for Midland College.
Frank SalvatoAssistant City ManagerPhone: 432-685-7913Frank 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.