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City Manager's Office

(843) 918-1012

Jonathan "Fox" Simons, Jr., City Manager
Brian TuckerAssistant City Manager
Josh Bruegger, Assistant City Manager
Michelle Shumpert, Chief Financial Officer

Supporting Staff
Jennifer Adkins
City Clerk
Mark Kruea, Director of Public Information Department
Meredith Denari, Assistant Director, Public Information Department
Kelvin Waites, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Director  (pronounced "Kevin")

Howard Waldie IV, Chief Innovation Officer
Lindsey Ervin, Executive Assistant to City Attorney
Brooke Morris, Assistant to City Manager


Under the Council-Manager Form of Government, City Council sets policy and hires a full-time professional city manager as the chief executive officer to oversee day-to-day operations of city staff.  The City of Myrtle Beach has approximately 900 full-time employees and more than 150 part-time employees.


Here's an abbreviated breakdown of senior management responsibilities by department or office:

Jonathan "Fox" Simons, City Manager – City Organization, Assistant City Managers and Chief Financial Officer; Public Information Department; City Clerk; Grants Office; and, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Office.

Brian Tucker, Assistant City Manager – Construction Services Department; Public Works Department; Planning & Zoning Department; Neighborhood Services Department; and, Myrtle Beach Convention Center.

Josh Bruegger, Assistant City Manager – Fire Department; Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism Department; and, Police Department.

Michelle Shumpert, Chief Financial Officer – Financial Management & Reporting Department; Human Resources Department; Information Technology Department; Chief Innovation Office; and, Insurance & Risk Services Department.