School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration

Curtis Holt, MPA '87

City Manager
City of Wyoming

ECurtis Holt Curtis Holt has served as the City Manager for Wyoming, Michigan since 2000. He previously served as the Deputy City Manager for Wyoming, was the City Manager for the City of Otsego, Michigan from 1989 - 1996 and was the Assistant City Manager in Cedar Springs, Michigan from 1987 - 1989.

Curtis earned both his Bachelor's Degree and Master's Degree in Public Administration at GVSU. He was also a four-year letter winner as a member of the GVSU football team and a two-year letter winner as a member of the wrestling team.

Presently Curtis serves as the Chairperson of the Kent County Dispatch Authority. He is also the Immediate Past-Chair of the Regional Geographical Information Service (REGIS) agency for the Grand Valley Metropolitan Council, as well as the Vice-Chair of the Grand Valley Regional Biosolids Authority. He is active in various other capacities with local non-profit agencies including the YMCA, the Greater Wyoming Community Resource Alliance, Wyoming Youth Initiative and others. Curtis has also served as a board member for the Michigan Local Government Managers Association and current services as a Vice-Chair for that organization. He has also been recognized by the Grand Valley State Alumni Association with its Alumni Service award. Curtis and his wife Christy reside in Wyoming, Michigan. They have two daughters, Hillary and Emily.

"Grand Valley has always been and will always be an important part of my development as a City Manager. I had the benefit of receiving my bachelor's and master's degree from GVSU and while completing my Master's having an on-going internship with the Village of Spring Lake. I credit the combination of real world work experience and the academic work with any success I have achieved in my career."

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