City Administrator

Biography

City Administrator

Head has over 29 years of experience in Financial Management, Cost Analysis, and Military Acquisition of Air Force aircraft procurement and sustainment. He has been with the City of Edwardsville since January 2019, and is responsible for a staff of 187 employees, $60M budget, and 9 Departments within the City. Head’s vision is to work to find smart ways to grow the City while supporting the local businesses and institutions which give the community character.  His goals are to preserve the foundations and improve the quality of life for the residents of Edwardsville, protecting property values, creating a dynamic business climate, while keeping taxes low. Simply to “Make a Difference”

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Head retired from the United States Air Force in 2018 after 28 years of service.  He served as a Finance Officer, Group and Squadron Commander at Hill AFB, Whiteman AFB, Nellis AFB, and Langley AFB in Virginia. He is a Bronze Star recipient along with two Legion of Merit medals. 

Education

Head holds a Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and a Master of Business Administration from Central Michigan University and a Master Degree in Military Strategic Studies from Air War College, Maxwell AFB, AL. Head is a certified Defense Financial Manager Level III.

Personal Life

Head lives in Edwardsville with his wife Beth. He has three adult children and two grandchildren who all live in the greater St. Louis area. He finds it an honor and privilege to serve this incredible city and the terrific residents and businesses of Edwardsville.  Head enjoys hunting, fishing, golf, church and spending time with his family in his spare time.


- Kevin Head, City Administrator