J. Jeff Hancock

Senior Manager

J. Jeff Hancock, Senior Manager, is a professional manager with a 45-year local government career that includes serving as city manager/administrator in seven different cities. Has also served as interim city administrator, assistant city manager, budget officer and manager of economic development. The cities he served range from under 10,000 to 495,000, predominantly in Missouri. Jeff has experience with a wide range of functions including financial management, human resources, marketing, strategic planning, benchmarking, economic development, airport construction and management, capital improvements, fire, parks and recreation, community services to meet the delivery goals of efficient and effective service. He has been an active leader in community and regional economic development efforts. Jeff is a life member of ICMA and Missouri City Management Association, former president of MCMA and Central Missouri Development Corporation, and board member of the Missouri Municipal League. He is active in Lake of the Ozarks Council of Governments, Lake of the Ozarks Regional Economic Development Council, Johnson County Economic Development Corporation. Jeff was recognized with the 2009 Missouri Municipal League’s Innovation Award and the 2005 Missouri City Manager Award.