Ed Belmares was appointed Assistant City Manager in October 2011. As part of the Executive Leadership Team, he oversees the departments of Aviation, Convention and Visitors Bureau, Convention & Sports Facilities, Culture and Creative Development, and Downtown Operations.
Before joining the City, he served as the Vice President of Business Operations for CPS Energy. As Vice President of Business Operations, Mr. Belmares was responsible for all the facets of Enterprise Resource Planning for CPS Energy and implemented and managed CPS Energy’s Business planning process to ensure CPS Energy and the President and CEO were aligned with CPS Energy’s Vision 2020 Strategy.
Prior to joining CPS Energy, Mr. Belmares served more than eight years in various positions with the City of San Antonio, including two years as the Director of Human Resources. He also directed the city’s Office of Innovation and Reform, performing consulting services for various departments and oversaw the Office of Municipal Integrity. His career with the City also involved seven years in the Office of Management and Budget, including two years as budget manager where he helped develop the annual operating budget and the five-year financial forecast.
M.S., Urban Administration, Trinity University, 1998
B.A., Sociology, Our Lady of the Lake University, 1996
Professional Memberships and Community Involvement
March of Dimes - Board of Directors
San Antonio Sports Foundation - Board of Directors
Valero Alamobowl - Board of Directors
Texas City Management Association - Member
International City/County Management Association - Member
International City/County Management Association Retirement Corporation - Member
Texas Municipal League - Member
International Hispanic Network – Member