Jacob Wood was appointed to the position of Assistant City Manager in November of 2015. He is a graduate of Kansas State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Social Science and a Master's Degree in Public Administration.
Prior to coming to Hays Jacob served as the City Administrator for the City of Oakley for almost 4 years. He began his career in local government management working for the City of Salina in several different capacities.
Jacob currently serves a member of the United States Army Reserves where he holds the rank of Captain. As a member of the reserves, Jacob has been deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and to Afghanistan in Support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Jacob and his wife, Jacqueline, have three children, Josephine, Zachariah, and Nile. Jacob can be reached at (785) 628-7320, or firstname.lastname@example.org.