The Lubbock City Council named James Loomis the Interim City Manager today. The Council made the announcement during a special called City Council meeting.
Loomis, the Executive Director of Aviation, has worked for the City of Lubbock since March of 2004. Before coming to Lubbock, he served in managerial positions at the East Texas Regional Airport and airports in Illinois, Alabama, Kansas, and Houston.
Loomis has a master's degree in public administration from Central Michigan University and a bachelor's degree from Troy State University (Alabama). He served in the U.S. Army from 1969 to 1983.