Assistant City Manager
Chris Sanchez oversees the Information Technology Department, Communications and Marketing Department, Library Department, Mesquite Arts Center, the Neighborhood Vitality programs, the Call Center and Strategic Services. He has been with the city as the Assistant to the City Manager/Legislative Officer since 2018.
Sanchez has a Master of Public Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Texas at Arlington. He has earned Black Belt Certification for the national Lean Six Sigma Methodology program designed as a team-focused managerial approach that seeks to improve organizational performance. Additionally, he is a graduate of the Denver Peak Academy that enhances the way government works through innovation.
Prior to his roles in Mesquite, Sanchez was the Innovation Program Manager for the City of Irving and worked in the City Manager’s Office for the City of Lewisville.
Sanchez also serves as the LGBTQ+ Community Liaison serves as a contact point for members of the LGBTQ+ community, the City executive and other City officials. The Liaison provides community members by addressing and elevating concerns for the LGBTQ+ community. Any concerns, comments, or questions related to Mesquite LGBTQ+ Community please email Chris Sanchez, Assistant City Manager and LGBTQ+ Community Liaison.