Post Date:01/03/2018

The City of Sandy Springs announced today the addition of Doug Edwards as Assistant City Manager for Infrastructure. Edwards brings to the position 20 years of a broad-based background in public works, transportation engineering, and operational management.  Edwards is a retired Colonel with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves where he served for 30 years. 


“A focus on infrastructure remains a top priority for the City, and Doug’s leadership experience, along with his strength in collaboration, especially among cross-functional teams, will aid in our ability to ensure top results delivering on our capital improvement, T-SPLOST, stormwater and transportation programs,” said City Manager John McDonough.


Mr. Edwards served as a Regional Client Service Leader for MWH Global now part of Stantec, a water and natural resources consulting firm and served as Director of Public Works for DeKalb County, the 3rd largest County in the state of Georgia.    In addition, Mr. Edwards worked with consulting engineering firms    HDR Engineering; ARCADIS; and Brown and Caldwell as its Regional Director of Utility Services, and Weston Solutions. 


Edwards received his Bachelor of Science in Physical Science/General Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy.  He earned a Master of Business Administration from Mercer Stetson School of Business and Economics. 


Edwards is expected to join Sandy Springs in mid-January. 

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