With more than 25 years of leadership and engineering management experience, Travis Mortimer was appointed by the Oak Hill City Commission as City Manager. He comes to us from Charlotte County, Florida, where he was the Assistant County Administrator for Infrastructure and Capital Programs. Travis had a successful 22-year career in the US Navy where he served as a SEABEE and a Civil Engineer Corps Officer.
Travis brings a passion for building relationships and optimizing functions for effective and efficient government operations. His leadership philosophy is based on The Speed of Trust, and embraces the pillars of building and maintaining trust in local government. These pillars are:
1.) Transparency, 2.) Accountability, 3.) Engagement, and 4.) Performance.
Academic interests have focused on sustainability in Urban design, Intermodal Freight Networks, and Strategy for Implementation of Complex Engineering Solutions. Travis is a registered Professional Engineer in Virginia and Florida, and a member of the Veterans Advisory Board for the International City-County Management Association (ICMA).
Travis is joined by his wife of 25 years, Meredith, and their three children, Katy 12, Lily 13, and Noah 20.
MS Civil Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
BS Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of South Carolina
Member, International City-County Management Association (ICMA)
Member, American Public Works Association (APWA)
Member, Tau Beta Pi - The Engineering Honor Society
Member, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)