MISSION, Texas— On Monday, February 5, 2024, Randy Perez, the Mission City Manager, received the Credentialed Manager designation from ICMA, the International City/County Management Association. Mr. Perez joins a select group of approximately 1,300 local government management professionals worldwide who hold this distinction.
ICMA’s mission is to advance professional local government through leadership, management, innovation, and ethics and by increasing the proficiency of appointed chief administrative officers, assistant administrators, and other employees who serve local governments and regional entities around the world.
Reflecting on this achievement, Randy Perez stated, “Receiving this designation from ICMA is a testament to my commitment to the City of Mission and to the principles of leadership, management, and ethics upheld by ICMA. I am honored to be recognized and remain dedicated to serving our community with integrity and excellence.”
To receive the prestigious ICMA credential, a member must have significant experience as a senior management executive in local government, have earned a degree, preferably in public administration or a related field, and have demonstrated a commitment to high standards of integrity and lifelong learning and professional development.
Randy Perez’s career exemplifies these principles, with over 22 years of dedicated public service to the City of Mission. Since assuming the role of City Manager in 2018, Perez has demonstrated remarkable leadership and vision.
Mayor Norie Gonzalez Garza expressed pride in Mr. Perez’s accomplishment. “Randy Perez’s attainment of the ICMA Credentialed Manager designation reflects the talent and professionalism we have in our city government. We are very proud of his commitment to excellence in public service.”
In addition to his role as City Manager, Randy Perez is actively involved in various professional organizations. He serves on the South Texas College Public Administration Advisory Committee. He is also a member of the Government Finance Officer Association and the Texas City Management Association, where he serves as the Region 10 Representative in the Ethics Committee at the state level.