After serving as Interim City Manager since August 15, 2015, Wendy Jean-Buhrer was officially sworn in as City Manager at the October 14, 2015 City Council meeting.
Wendy joined the City of Grand Blanc in August 2007. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting, an MBA in Finance and an MPA, all from the University of Michigan-Flint. Prior to her position at the City of Grand Blanc, Wendy worked for 5½ years at the City of Fenton as Deputy Treasurer. She is a member of the Michigan Local Government Management Association, Michigan Government Finance Officers Association and the Michigan Economic Developers Association.
During her employment at the City of Grand Blanc, Wendy has accomplished the following:
- GFOA Certificate of Achievement in Financial Reporting for 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
- GFOA Distinguished Budget Award for 2009 and 2011
- Over $200,000 in grants for special projects and programs including energy improvement and Safe Routes to School grants
- Growth of the Grand Blanc City Farmers Market from 5 vendors in 2008 to over 75 vendors in 2013, cultivating a social and economic marketplace for the community, farmers and entrepreneurs