Chris Whittaker has been the City Manager of Rockdale, TX since 2014 and serves on numerous boards and committees related to local government (Texas Municipal League, Association of Rural Communities in Texas and Texas City Management Association). He is a retired Army officer with 26 years of military experience and a resident of Texas. He previously lived in Killeen Texas with the US Army at Ft Hood. He has a Bachelors Degree from Virginia Military Institute, a Masters from American Military University and a Certification in Public Management from Texas State University. He owns his own logistic consulting company.