Himanshu Patel was appointed Interim Assistant County Manager, Administrative Services for Pinal County in March 2013. Prior to joining Pinal County, Mr. Patel served as the Town Manager for the Town of Florence, Arizona for 10 years. He has served local governments, including Planner and Director of Community Planning and Economic Development positions with the City of Little Rock, Arkansas and Central Arizona Governments.
Mr. Patel earned a Master of Science in Urban Planning from the University of Arizona as well as a Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics from University of Memphis. He is a full member of the International City/County Management Association and the Arizona City/County Management Association. His other service affiliations include American Planning Association, Arizona Planning Association, Arizona Association of Economic Development, East Valley Partnership, and Pinal Partnership.
Himanshu resides in Florence, Arizona and enjoys sports, outdoors, and traveling.