City Manager's Office

The City Manager’s office is committed to providing responsive and quality services to all Woodstock residents and businesses and is charged with overseeing the day to day operations of the City. Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing and submitting Woodstock’s Annual Operating Budget
  • Keeping the Council apprised of the City’s Financial and Operational Status
  • Submitting Reports and Recommendations to the City Council
  • Ensuring all City Ordinances, Policies and Resolutions are Implemented and Enforced
  • Hiring Department Directors


Jeff became the City of Woodstock's City Manager in April 2008. He came to us from the City of Orange Beach, Alabama where he served as City Administrator from 2001 to 2008. He has a M.S. Degree in Economic Development from the University of Southern Mississippi, a B.S. Degree in Social Science Education from Troy University and an Associate of Arts Degree from Enterprise-Ozark Community College. He has over 25 years of experience with City Government. His background and passion is with economic development and recreation. Jeff has a love for his community and the citizens he serves that is evident in his extensive civic involvement. 


Coty joined the city in January 2020 as Assistant City Manager after leaving her post as City Clerk in Sandy Springs. Previously she also served as City Clerk with City of Alpharetta and City of Canton. Thigpen completed her Master of Public Administration degree with a concentration on Local Government Administration from Kennesaw State University. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Georgia. She is a Certified Municipal Clerk and a Certified Finance Officer through UGA’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government. She also participated in the International City Manager’s Association’s Mid-Career Management Institute.  Coty directly oversees the Human Resources, Information Technology and GIS departments for the city.


Rob was promoted to Assistant City Manager over Public Works in January 2020 after serving as the Director of Public Works since 2013.  In that role, he helped to restructure the department resulting in rapid increase in public infrastructure projects designed to have immediate public benefit. He also participated in continued long-rage development and planning to support the growth of the city. Prior to joining City of Woodstock, Rob was the CEO of a technology start-up, a senior executive with the Department of Homeland Security and also Equifax as well as a Vice President with Days Inn of America. A graduate of the University of Florida, Hogan holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Kennesaw State University and has completed the Goizueta Executive Program at Emory University.