Neosho, Missouri Signs New City Manager

Neosho, Missouri Signs New City Manager
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The Neosho City Council announces Leland Butcher as the new Neosho City Manager.

The Council and Butcher made a contractual agreement during a closed session on Tuesday, September 18th, 2018. They announced it in the regularly scheduled open meeting that followed.

According to the City, Leland Butcher and his wife George Ann currently reside in Bentonville, Arkansas and he is currently working on a PhD in Public Administration. He currently holds an AS Degree in Law Enforcement from Napa Valley College, a BS in Criminal Justice from Roger Williams University and a Masters in Public Administration from Troy University.

Leland has an extensive background in public service beginning with a 20 year career in the US Navy. His Navy career was followed by service with the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office in Milton, Florida. During his time with the Sheriff’s Office, Leland also served as an Adjunct Instructor at the George Stone Criminal Justice Training Center and later at Pensacola State University. More recently Leland has been in the employment of Consummo Technologies, Inc. as their Sales Manager.

The City says Leland’s background indicates strong characteristics in administrative skills, operations management, and employment of innovative technologies, project coordination, public relations and leadership. “It is our pleasure to welcome Leland Butcher to the City of Neosho team.”