Office of The City Manager

Deputy City Manager for Current Operations

Lisa Goodwin

The Deputy City Manager for Current Operations is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the City Government. Her focus is on ensuring that day-to-day city services are provided in the most efficient and effective way possible. She looks for ways to improve the quality and level of services provided to the citizens of Columbus; Works with community groups regarding community affairs and interest in city services. Develops strategic planning practices to anticipate future opportunities, issues and concerns.

Chairs various boards and committees in support of city initiatives. Assists the City Manager in the execution of his office, including the annual budget, capital programming, public and legislative issues. Assesses organizational structure, effectiveness, and staffing levels to meet current and future service requirements.

Responsible for several major direct service departments within the Columbus Consolidated Government: METRA Transit System, Public Works, Parks and Recreation, Columbus Civic Center, Citizens Service Center/311; Workforce Investment, and CCG-TV.

Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, AL - B.S. Degree in Business Administration
Troy University, Ft. Benning, GA - Master of Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness
1990 - Executive Assistant to the City Manager
1998 - Director of Transportation/METRA
1993 - Assistant Director of Transportation/METRA

Administrative Assistant
Altemese Wilson
awilson@columbusga.org
(706) 225-3108