About the Office of the Village Manager
The Village Manager is a charter officer and is selected and confirmed by a majority vote of the Village Council. The Manager is accountable to the Council and is responsible for carrying out policies adopted by the Council. The Village Manager is the chief administrative officer of the Village. In this capacity, the Village Manager is responsible for all Village personnel and the oversight of the operations of Village departments, including Community and Economic Development, Finance, Human Resources, Parks and Recreation, and the Policing Unit.
Interim Village Manager Greg Truitt
As Interim Village Manager, Mr. Truitt is the Chief Administrative fficer for the Village. In this capacity, he oversees and manages all village personnel and departmental operations, including Community & Economic Development, Finance, Human Resources & Communications, Parks & Recreation, and the Policing Unit. Mr. Truitt is accountable to the Village Council and is responsible for carrying out the policies and directives of the Council.
Gregory Truitt was born and raised in Coral Gables, Florida. He attended Miami-Dade County Schools and is a proud Alumni from Coral Gables High School, Class of 76.
He began his law enforcement career with the Miami-Dade County Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in 1979. In the early 80's, he was a Police Officer with the Coral Gables Police Department. In 1984, he joined the Miami-Dade County Police Department. In 1996, he was promoted to Sergeant and in 2003 to Lieutenant. In June of 2007, he was assigned to the Village of Palmetto Bay Policing Unit. In February 2008, he was appointed to First Lieutenant and Commander of the Village of Palmetto Bay Policing Unit. And in August of 2013, he was promoted to Police Major and continued to serve as the Commander of the Village until his retirement in September of 2015 from the Miami-Dade Police Department.
He continued to serve the Miami-Dade Police Department as a Police Reserve Officer assigned to the Department's Marine Patrol Unit. Prior to his return as Interim Manager for the Village, Mr. Truitt worked as a private contractor. Having most recently servicing contracts with the United States Department of Defense and Homeland Security.
Truitt holds an A.A. in Criminal Justice from Miami-Dade Community College, a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Florida International University and a Master of Science in Management from St. Thomas University. Truitt is a graduate of the University of Louisville, Southern Police Institute, Command Officer's Development Course.
Feel free to contact Mr. Truitt or his Executive Assistant Ms. Modroño, 8:30 a.m.to 5 p.m. during business days.