Sandi Fowler has served the City of Cedar Rapids since 1990. She was named the first Assistant City Manager in December 2012 and was promoted to Deputy City Manager in September 2018. In twenty-six years with the City of Cedar Rapids, Fowler has also served as the Assistant to the Public Safety Commissioner (1990-1999), as Neighborhood Liaison (2000-2008), Assistant to the City Manager (2008-2012), Assistant City Manager (2012-2018), and Deputy City Manager (2018-present).
In February 2014, Fowler’s responsibilities were expanded to include supervision of the Development Services Departments which include Public Works, Building Services, Community Development, Transit, and the Development Services Team. Fowler provided leadership to City facility flood recovery projects and served as project lead for the City Hall renovation and
City Services Center building.
Fowler received a BBA in Management from Mount Mercy University in 1993, and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Upper Iowa University in 2008. In 2015, Fowler attended the Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program at Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government.