Planning and Development Committee member Carlos Contreras is the Assistant City Manager for the City of San Antonio. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, he oversees the Economic Development Department, Center City Development Office, Intergovernmental Relations Department and the Office of Military Affairs. Prior to his appointment, he served as Intergovernmental Relations Director responsible for managing the City’s state and federal initiatives, as well as its International Relations Office. Before joining the City of San Antonio, Mr. Contreras worked as a director of Local Government Affairs for the Central Texas division of KB Home. He also practiced law for years in private practice both in San Antonio and Austin. Mr. Contreras was appointed to the Brooks Development Authority Board of Directors in September 2013.
Education: Bachelor of Arts, St. Mary’s University; Master of Public Affairs, LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin; Juris Doctor, University of Texas School of Law.