Education
  • MPA, Texas State University
  • B.A., Sam Houston State University
Teaching Areas
  • Finance, Management and Leadership (including non-profits)

Since 2006, Brenda Eivens has served as city manager of the City of Cedar Park, a dynamic suburb located northwest of Austin, Texas, with a population over 65,000. As the chief executive officer for the City of Cedar Park, Brenda has led the development of programs and implementation of projects that have improved city services and the quality of life for the Cedar Park community, including development and upkeep of critical infrastructure, enhancement and maintenance of parks and community amenities, and addition and expansion of economic development projects. 

Brenda earned a Master of Public Administration from Texas State University in 1995 and has a Bachelor of Arts in English from Sam Houston State University. She is an active member of International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and the Texas City Management Association (TCMA) and has served on various committees. Brenda received the Distinguished Alumni Award for Texas State University Masters in Public Administration in 2014.  In 2012, she was named Public Administrator of the Year by Central Texas American Society of Public Administrators. She was recognized as a Profiles in Power & Women of Influence Winner by the Austin Business Journal in 2010.

Media Expertise
  • Public Management
  • Community Development
  • Management
  • Public Administration & Management