Personnel (New hires/Promotions)

Stephen Seidel named town manager of Trophy Club

Wed, Mar 11, 2015 - 8:17am

The Town Council unanimously agreed to move forward with Stephen Seidel as town manager during a meeting March 2.

A two-year employment contract was negotiated and Seidel has taken over the town leadership role, effective immediately, according to a news release issued Thursday.

The Town Council previously named Seidel as acting town manager on Jan. 24 after the resignation of then Town Manager Mike Slye.

“Stephen has proven to be a huge asset to the organization and community over the years,” Mayor Nick Sanders said in the news release. “His professionalism, leadership and vast knowledge of local government...

Goodman leading UNT enrollment efforts

Mon, Mar 9, 2015 - 1:55pm

University of North Texas President Neal Smatresk added a new cabinet position last month — vice president for enrollment services.

Shannon Goodman, formerly of the University of Nevada Las Vegas, is now the first to hold the position at UNT and will help recruit and retain high-quality students.

“Enrollment management is a key issue for the university,” Smatresk said. “It’s basically our recruitment arm, and revenue flows are strongly dependent on it.”

Goodman has been in the role for about a month, and is trying to get his bearings on what the university wants and needs for future enrollment before moving...

49ers coaching staff: Bios on the new assistants

Wed, Feb 11, 2015 - 11:23am

The San Francisco 49ers announced the full coaching staff Monday afternoon, and in the press release they included bios for each of the assistants. I've posted them below, and you can read some more feature-y stuff on the new coaches over at


City council appoints Eisen Interim City Manager

Fri, Jan 30, 2015 - 11:19am

At a Special Meeting on Monday, Jan. 26, the Missouri City Council appointed William Eisen as the City’s new Interim City Manager. Eisen will step into his new position with the City after current City Manager Ed Broussard steps down on Friday, Feb. 6, to take over as City Manager in Tyler, Texas.

Prior to his retirement, Eisen has worked in Texas Municipal Government for 38 years and has served as the City Manager for three different cities. Most recently, he served as Pearland’s City Manager from April 2001 – December 2013 before retiring. During his 12-year tenure, Pearland increased in population from 39,000 to 104,000...

Katherine Christy and Sam Nicholson Named Co-Chairs of Young Professionals for WaterTower Theatre

Tue, Jan 27, 2015 - 9:55am

Terry MartinProducing Artistic Director, today announced that Katherine Christy and Sam Nicholson have been appointed Co-Chairs of WaterTower Theatre's Young Professionals for WaterTower Theatre. WaterTower Theatre's young professionals group brings together people interested in engaging with the Theatre through attending performances, social events and exclusive behind-the-scenes opportunities.

Young Professionals for WaterTower Theatre is a dynamic new group of early to mid-...