Danica Porter named new Atlanta city manager

Danica Porter -- Courtesy: City of Atlanta

ATLANTA, Texas ⁠— The Atlanta city council has appointed Danica Porter as the next city manager.

Porter’s tenure begins upon the retirement of longtime city manager David Cockrell.

For the past 11 years Porter was the director of finance/city clerk with Atlanta.

“Danica is a solid choice for the city manager role and the entire council looks forward to serving with her in the coming years,” Mayor Brooks.

Porter, who has a master’s degree in business administration from Texas A&M University-Texarkana, is a member of Texas Municipal Clerk’s Association and the Government Finance Officers Association of Texas.

Danica Porter is married to Tony Porter who is a route manager for Waste Management. Together they have two daughters, Antonia, and Alyssa. In Porter’s free time, she is in the stands cheering on her daughters.