Meet the Deputy Town Manager

Noah Simon has been with the Town of Westlake since May of 2019.  Prior to Westlake, Noah was the City Manager in Lexington, Virginia a position he held for more than four years.  Noah has more than 20 years of executive-level experience in local government and has had the privilege to serve the communities of:

  • Lexington, Virginia – City Manager
  • Floyd County, Georgia – Assistant County Manager
  • Forney, Texas – Community Development Director
  • Arden Hills, Minnesota – Assistant City Administrator
  • Culpeper, Virginia – Assistant Town Manager
  • College Park, Maryland – Assistant to the City Manager

Noah is a creative and innovative thinker and brings to Westlake extensive executive experiences in leadership/management, operations, budgeting/finance, economic development, legislative affairs, public safety administration/crisis management, and HR administration.

Education, Professional Development, and Memberships

  • Master’s degree – Public Policy, American University, Washington, D.C.
  • Bachelor’s degree – Political Science, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Credentialed Manager since 2013– International City/County Management Association, ICMA
  • Participant, Leadership Institute: Making Democracy Work, Kettering Foundation and ICMA
  • Upcoming --ICMA Leadership Academy
  • Upcoming – participant, Leadership Institute: City Managers Engaging Citizens to Solve Community Problems, Kettering Foundation, and ICMA
  • Williamsburg Leadership Institute, 2013, ICMA
  • Gettysburg Leadership Institute, 2009, ICMA
  • Leadership ICMA, 2007
  • Senior Executive Institute, 2005, Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, University of Virginia
  • Member, ICMA
  • Member, Texas City Management Association
  • Member, National Civic League

As Deputy Town Manager, Noah oversees human resources, municipal court, finance, information technology, fire, police, communications and collaborates with the Town Manager/Superintendent on Academy matters.