Matt Muckler was appointed as the city administrator for the City of Newton in January of 2017. He was previously the city administrator for the City of West Branch, IA and the assistant to the town manager for Buckeye, AZ. Matt also previously served as a state representative in the Missouri Legislature and as a Russian linguist in the U.S. Army. Matt received his bachelors degree in business administration from Saint Louis University and his masters degree in public administration from Indiana State University.
Matt is an International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Credentialed Manager and a member of the Iowa City/County Management Association. He is certified as a Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) through the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC) and holds certifications as an Iowa Certified Municipal Clerk and as an Iowa Certified Municipal Finance Officer through the Iowa Municipal Finance Officers Association (IMFOA).