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New City Administrator Started in January

Bob Larson photo 2019
The City of Gig Harbor recently welcomed Bob Larson as the new City Administrator. 

Larson is an experienced municipal manager who has served in senior management positions since 1991 including the position of chief administrative officer in four cities.  He is known and well respected within municipal government for his leadership and management qualities. Larson has a strong background in municipal finance, capital programs development, creating community partnerships, economic development, customer service improvements and organizational development.

Larson earned bachelor and master degrees from Minnesota State University, Mankato in urban studies with primary emphasis in city management and planning.  He is an active volunteer who regularly participates in community events.  

Larson enjoys numerous family activities with his wife, Jane, and his children, Ben and Emma.  Larson became a resident of Washington state in August 2004.  He is a native Minnesotan who still roots for the Twins and Vikings!