Louis J. Fox
Show Date: July 10th, 2019
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Louis J. Fox
President and CEO
Urban Advisory Services
Lou Fox has extensive experience in public service in large, medium and small municipalities. He served as a recruitment director to provide qualified candidates for local governments and special districts. He has exceptional writing and research skills with creative thinking. Lou is focused and highly motivated management professional, with extensive experience in Strategic Workforce Planning, EEO, OHR and Diversity Management.
1990 – Present Owner, President of Urban Advisory Services
Provides strategic planning and executive search service to public sector clients.
2006-2017- Assistant to President at University of the Incarnate Word
On the UIW Executive Council to seek funding for University capital projects including the Medical School at Brooks, improvements to the Hildebrand /Broadway street and drainage project, the University Bowden Eye clinics, the fencing center and numerous other projects and programs. Also, worked as Instructor in the HEB School of Business and Administration.
2003-2005- City Manager, City of Lubbock Gas Utility, Lubbock, TX.
Oversaw the City’s Municipal service to 250,000 citizens. Worked with the Mayor and City Council to develop a five year strategic plan, formulate the annual budget and capital improvements program. Worked with the City owned Electric and Gas Utility with to improve the financial status and increase the city’s return on equity.
1998-2003- Regional Director, Maximus Inc.
Provided executive recruitment to local government and special districts.
1990-1998- Chair Professor of Masters in Urban Administration Program,
Trinity University, San Antonio, TX.
Educated students to service in city and county governmental agencies resulting in graduates obtaining positions as city managers, county managers, and department heads across the country.
1981-1990- City Manager, City of San Antonio, TX.
Under leadership of Mayor Henry Cisneros and City Council, the city expanded numerous service and programs including: Downtown redevelopment, increased revenue, major drainage and street projects, international relations, Port San Antonio and countless others.
1977-1981- Deputy City Manager, City of San Antonio, TX.
Report directly to the city manager overseeing numerous departments.
1972-1977- City Manager, City of Orange, Orange, TX.
Mayor and City Council to improve the downtown including a new library and the STARK Museum.
1968-1972-Assistant City Manager, City of Overland Park, KS.
Reported directly to the City Manager and oversaw numerous departments including Finance, Police, Economic development, and Public Works.
1967- Internship- City of Wichita, KS.
Budget Analyst, Graduate Internship
1965-1967- Graduate Student, MPA, Program University of Kansas- MPA, Degree awarded
1963-1965-Student, University of Missouri
BS Degree, Business Administration
1961-1963-Student; Harris Teachers College, St. Louis MO.
AA Pre Business Administration
Served in US Marine Core and US Army reserve
Chair, Mid Town, TIRZ, San Antonio, TX,
Board Member, Brooks TIRZ, San Antonio, TX.
Board Member at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church and School.
Married to Kye Fox and raised two children, Sarah Beth and Mathew Thomas