Wayne Reed Wayne Reed will begin his position as assistant city manager in Georgetown on Jan. 25.[/caption]

The city of Georgetown has hired a new assistant city manager and a new finance director.

Wayne Reed, who currently serves as the deputy city manager for Centennial, Colorado, will join the city of Georgetown as its new assistant city manager January 25.

Reed was selected from a pool of 130 applicants, according to a city news release. Prior to becoming a deputy city manager, Reed worked as a community development director, planning director and city planner.

He is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a master’s degree in urban planning and a bachelor’s degree in environmental design.

Leigh Wallace Leigh Wallace will take over the city of Georgetown's finance director position Feb. 8[/caption]

According to the news release, Reed will oversee development-related departments in the city and will hire someone to lead the city’s economic development efforts after Georgetown Economic Development Director Mark Thomas announced his resignation in December.

The city will welcome its new finance director, Leigh Wallace, when she begins her new position Feb. 8.

Wallace is currently the corporate budget manager for the city of Austin where she has worked in the budget office since 2009, according to a news release.

Wallace has a master’s degree of public affairs from The University of Texas and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Trinity University.