City of Gatlinburg

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City Manager
Cindy Cameron Ogle
(865) 436-1400

Gatlinburg City Manager, Cindy Cameron Ogle

Cindy Cameron Ogle has served as Gatlinburg's City Manager since 1989, the longest tenure in the history of the City. In her role as City Manager, Cindy oversees the day to day operations and ensures that the policies and programs approved by the Gatlinburg City Commission are implemented in an efficient and effective manner. Ogle is also responsible for the management of over 350 employees and a budget of close to $60 million.

Ogle joined the City of Gatlinburg in 1978 as a Grants Coordinator and was promoted to Assistant City Manager within six months. She is in her 37th year of service to the citizens of Gatlinburg and has been city manager since 1988.  During her tenure as City Manager, Ogle has proven to be an effective manager of the City's fiscal resources.  Revenues have increased from $19.7 Million in 1988 to $53.4 Million in fiscal year ended 6/30/2015.   By increasingly streamlining day to day operations and increasing the implementation of "green" initiatives, she has helped reduce the City's operating costs, further benefiting Gatlinburg's bottom line.

 Family
Married to Larry "Bud" Ogle
Daughters: Kelly and Candace
Grandchildren: Brooklin, Connor, Mackinley, Bailey, Abigail, Caroline, Harper, and Emersyn.

Education
Master of Public Administration, University of Tennessee
Bachelor of Arts-Human Services, University of Tennessee

Career
City Manager                     1988-Present
Assistant City Manager        1978-1988
State Training Officer          1975-1976

Accomplishments
Longest Tenure as Gatlinburg City Manager
2002 City Manager of the Year, Tennessee City Management Association
2002 Tribute to Women Finalist, Young Women’s Christian Association
Co-Chair, 1998 Sevier County United Way Campaign
Leadership Sevier, Class of 1997
1995 University of Tennessee Graduate Government Leadership Program

Affiliations
Alumnus - Alpha Delta Pi Sorority, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

Memberships
Member - University of Tennessee MPPA Board of Advisors
Past Vice President and Member - Board of Directors, International City Management Association
Past President and Member - Board of Directors, Tennessee City Management Association
Past Member - Tennessee Municipal League Board
Past Member - Tennessee Municipal League Risk Management Pool Board
Past Member - Board of Directors, Overlook Mental Health Center
Past Member - Board of Directors, Alternative Care Enterprises