David A. Hales
City of Joliet
150 West Jefferson Street
David Hales completed his B.A. in Political Science at the University of Utah and graduated Magna Cum Laude. He then went on to receive his Masters in Public Administration (M.P.A.) at Brigham Young University. He became a Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Certified Public Finance Officer in 2008 and became an International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Certified Manager in 2014.
David has a long career in Local Government Management. He has served as City Manager in Bloomington, Illinois, Bend, Oregon, Kannapolis, North Carolina, and Centerville, Utah. He also served as Finance & Administrative Services Director in West Jordan, Utah.
David has received several awards, including the ICMA Program Excellence Award for Citizen Involvement, Outstanding Utah City Administrator Award. In 1999, David completed an extensive Municipal Administration Course through the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
David is married to his wife Kathy and they have six children and thirteen grandchildren.