Harrison Fry is new Lake Ozark
assistant city administrator,
economic development person
Harrison Fry has joined the City of Lake Ozark as the new Assistant City Administrator/Community Economic Development Director following an in-depth interview with Mayor Gerry Murawski, City Administrator Dave Van Dee and the Board of Aldermen.
The selection of Fry followed a nationally advertised search that considered more than 20 candidates generated by the executive recruitment firm of Baker Tilly, led by public sector executive recruitment consultant Art Davis out of the Kansas City offices.
Originally from Tennessee, Fry most recently completed a city management internship with the city of Paducah, Ky., a community of 25,000 where he performed policy review, conducted research and budget analysis, and assisted the city’s leadership team with a variety of special projects and strategic planning initiatives. Fry received both his Master’s Degree in Public Administration and his Bachelor’s Degree in Management from Murray State University in Murray, Ky.
According to Mayor Murawski, “Harrison possesses great people skills, experience in both the public and private sector and has an impressive record of serving the community as a volunteer. The board and City Administrator Van Dee are excited to see him hit the ground running to assist us in addressing the priorities of our community.”
Regarding this opportunity, Fry stated, “Lake Ozark has a great quality of life and is the perfect place for me to pursue my career in city management. I am humbled to be selected for this newly created position and am looking forward to assisting Mayor Murawski, the Board of Aldermen, City Administrator Van Dee and staff in their efforts to make Lake Ozark one of the best communities in Missouri!”