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Deputy City Manager Executive Profile

Tadd Wille was appointed to serve as the City of Tacoma's Deputy City Manager on June 26, 2017.


In his capacity as Deputy City Manager, Tadd oversees the following City departments: Tacoma Fire, Environmental Services, Economic Development, Planning and Development Services, Tacoma Venues & Events, Finance, and Information Technology. He also oversees the Tacoma First 311 Division and serves as the City’s Liaison to the Library Department.

Tadd joined the City of Tacoma in 2012 as its Budget Director, where he oversaw the City's budget development process and managed its long range financial planning. Prior to joining the City of Tacoma, he served as an assistant director and grants administrator for the City of San Antonio’s Office of Management and Budget.

Originally from Cody, Wyoming, he is married with four children. They enjoy living in the Pacific Northwest and the opportunities it brings for hiking, camping, skiing, and golfing.



  • M.P.A., Brigham Young University
  • B.A. in History, Brigham Young University

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • International City/County Management Association
  • Government Finance Officers Association
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Tadd Wille
Deputy City Manager