Sean R. Stegall is the City Manager for the City of Elgin, IL. The City of Elgin is a growing full-service community with a population of approximately 108,000. In his role as the Chief Executive Officer, he is responsible for the day to day activities of the city. In his prior role with the city, he served as the Assistant City Manager and Budget Director, and was responsible for the preparation, execution and monitoring of a budget of $300,000,000. As the Assistant City Manager his other duties encompass a wide range of activities including the direct supervision of Parks and Recreation, Legislative Affairs, Public Information, Neighborhood Engagement and Planning and Hispanic Outreach.
Prior to his appointment in Elgin, Sean served as Assistant City Manager/Director of Administrative Services for the City of Batavia, NY. Sean was responsible for serving as the City Manager’s primary aide in executing the city’s administrative affairs. As the Director of Administrative Services, he was responsible for directing the Bureaus of Clerk-Treasurer, Personnel, Finance, City Assessment and Information Systems. In addition, he served as the city’s personnel officer, risk manager, purchasing agent, chief financial officer and information technology administrator.
Sean graduated from Western Illinois University with a bachelor’s degree in political science in 1995. He received his Master’s in Public Administration from Northern Illinois University in 1997. He holds certificates from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Senior Executive Institute at the University of Virginia and the Rocky Mountain Program at Colorado University.