City Manager

Daniel Hoffman

Dan Hoffman 

Daniel "Dan" C. Hoffman began service as the City of Winchester's City Manager on September 26, 2020. 

Mr. Hoffman served as the Assistant City Manager for the City of Gainesville, Florida. In the Assistant City Manager role, Mr. Hoffman directly oversaw over 550 of the City's 2,200 employees across five departments and two programs including Capital Projects, Planning and Development, Public Works, Transportation and Mobility, and Technology.

Prior to his appointment in Gainesville, Mr. Hoffman served as the Chief Innovation Officer for Montgomery County, Maryland. Other work experience includes the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and the District of Columbia. He has also served as an adjunct professor for the University of Maryland, teaching design thinking and project management.

Mr. Hoffman holds a Bachelor’s degree from The George Washington University and a Master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University. He is also a certified Project Manager through the Project Management Institute.

Clerk of Council

The City Manager serves as the Clerk of Council and is responsible for preparing the Council meeting agendas and minutes; maintaining Council ordinances and resolutions; collecting annual financial disclosure form filings; and more.


The City has a dedicated team of professional and friendly staff members who strive to provide top-notch and outstanding customer service at all times.

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Event Attendance Request

Interested in requesting that the City Manager attend or speak at your event? Submit the Event Attendance Request Form and someone with the City Manager's Office will contact you about your request. Please submit your request at least 30 days in advance.

Event Request Form