Meet Your Colleagues

The TCMA Management Messenger introduces and welcomes Chris Holsted to his new position as the city manager of the City of Wylie. Chris’ appointment began on May 1.  Chris has also served the City in the positions of assistant city manager and city engineer.  Prior to joining the City of Wylie, he worked as a consulting engineer serving the City of Wylie and other clients throughout Texas.  

Chris received his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Arkansas and is licensed professional engineer. 

Chris and his wife, Sara, have been married for 13 years and have four children, Rachel, Kylie, Connor, and Kenzie.  Chris enjoys spending time with family, traveling, and anything outdoors.