Matt Sandidge was hired as City Manager June 1, 2020 and oversees the day-to-day operations of the City of El Reno. Prior to serving as City Manager, Sandidge started with the City as the Community Services and Development Director from 2012 to 2015. In 2015, Sandidge was hired as a Senior Planner for City of Oklahoma City. He returned to El Reno in 2017 as Assistant City Manager under Dan Galloway. Sandidge continued to serve as Assistant City Manager under Jeremy Frazier and Acting City Manager Matt White.
Sandidge grew up in the Banner area — he earned an Associate’s degree from Redlands Community College, Bachelor’s degree from University of Central Oklahoma, and his Master’s in Urban Planning from Texas A&M University.
Mr. Sandidge is excited to be in El Reno and to serve as the City Manager.