Lakeway hires a new finance director


Lakeway City Manager Steve Jones has appointed Shereen Gendy as the city’s new finance director, and City Council approved the appointment at a special meeting May 15.

City documents state the appointment comes after several years of Julie Oakley serving as both assistant city manager and finance director for Lakeway.

Gendy is a certified public accountant with a master’s degree in accounting and 20 years of experience in governmental accounting. Oakley will remain assistant city manager for Lakeway.

Jones said he believes Gendy will be a fantastic addition to the city of Lakeway, and Oakley said she is very excited about the appointment of this position.

“I have to say I was impressed with everyone I have dealt with during the hiring process,” Gendy said.

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Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018.
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