Tom Johnson serves as the Managing Director of Development Services. Tom graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering and through a ROTC Scholarship, received a commission as an Officer in the United States Army. He served four years at Fort Ord, California. Upon leaving the military he moved to the Dallas/Fort Worth area and worked for three years as an engineer for a foundation repair company followed by an engineering position with a company who owns resort properties in remote areas around the United States. His municipal career began with City of DeSoto in 1997 as Civil Engineer. Four years later Tom was promoted to Managing Director of Development Services overseeing the City's engineering department, building inspections, the street department and planning and zoning.