Deputy City Manager

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Isom Cameron


Isom Cameron has more than 27 years of increasingly responsible experience in municipal government operations. As Deputy City Manager, Isom oversees the City of DeSoto's Municipal Court System, Information Technology, Action Center, Health, and Sanitation. While serving as Interim Deputy City Manager Isom also maintained his previous duties as DeSoto's Managing Director of Public Utilities, overseeing all City activities related to water and wastewater service delivery. These include water distribution, water maintenance, wastewater collection, wastewater system maintenance, meter reading, utility billing, and customer service.

Isom began his career with the City of DeSoto in 2007 as the Water Superintendent and in 2011 became DeSoto's first Director of Public Utilities. Before joining the City of DeSoto, Isom spent 15 years with the City of Jackson, Mississippi, where he rose through the ranks from Water Plant Operator to Operations Manager.

Isom earned a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Jackson State University and a Master of Business Administration Degree from the Richard DeVos School of Management at Northwood University. He is also a graduate of the National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) Executive Leadership Institute, and he has served as the Treasurer and President of the NFBPA North Texas Chapter. He currently serves on the Advisory Committees for the Trinity River Authority’s Ten Mile Creek and Red Oak Creek Wastewater Treatment Facilities.