Incoming City Manager Wilma Quan-Schecter today announced that Scott Mozier has been named the City of Fresno’s new Assistant City Manager, effective July 10, 2017. Mr. Mozier will be replacing Ms. Quan-Schecter, who will become City Manager on that date. A national search for his replacement will begin immediately.
“I wanted my first hire as incoming City Manager to be someone with proven experience, integrity, and a passion for local government, and Scott meets all those requirements with room to spare,” said Ms. Quan-Schecter. “He demonstrates daily all the qualities that I am looking for in my management team and he’s the perfect choice to fill this important position.”
Mr. Mozier has served as the City’s Director of Public Works since January 2014 and has overseen the successful delivery of key projects such as the Fulton Street Reconstruction, neighborhood street improvements and major infrastructure projects throughout the City. Prior to that, he served for more than seven years as the Assistant Public Works Director and City Engineer. He led a team dedicated to improving the private development approval process for subdivision maps, commercial and industrial developments, infill projects and all improvements within the public right-of-way. Mr. Mozier also previously served as the City Traffic Engineer and has worked with the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee to make Fresno more bicycle and pedestrian friendly.
Prior to joining the City of Fresno, Mr. Mozier spent several years with private engineering firms in Los Angeles and the Bay Area managing the design of numerous projects including freeway interchanges, street improvements and light rail system construction. He is licensed in the State of California as both a civil and traffic engineer.
Mr. Mozier earned his Bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering from UC Davis where he met his wife Sandy. They are celebrating 25 years of marriage and have three daughters.