Deputy City Manager
Wiley Stem III
Wiley Stem III has been with the City of Waco for 39 years. He began his career at the City of Waco in the positions of: Management Analyst, Assistant Director of Public Works, Water/Wastewater Supervisor, and Director of Water Distribution and Wastewater Divisions. In 1999, he assumed the role of Assistant City Manager.
In 2015, Stem was promoted to Deputy City Manager by City Manager Dale Fisseler. He will oversee all city departments and operations, while reporting directly to the City Manager.
Stem received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Baylor University in 1976. He is an active member of the International City Management Association (ICMA), the Texas City Management Association (TCMA), American Water Works Association (AWWA), and Water Environment Federation. He also served on the United Way Board and the Brazos G Regional Water Planning Group.
He spends his free time at his home in the country with his wife Tonette. He also enjoys activities with family, farming, cooking, Baylor sports and metal work.