City Manager

Bridget Smith was appointed to City Manager in the fall of 2016 after more than 20 years in government and private consulting.  She began working for the City of Frankenmuth on October 3, 2016.

Bridget moved to Frankenmuth as a high school student, graduating in 1992. She attended Central Michigan University where she earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Sociology. She eventually started her career as an urban planner with Spicer Group, Inc., in Saginaw. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners and a Certified Public Manager. She lives in Frankenmuth Township with her husband Todd, and two daughters, Grace and Ella.

If you have questions, comments or ideas the best way to reach her is via email at bsmith@frankenmuthcity.org . Residents and others are always welcome to stop in at City Hall without an appointment and she's happy to meet with you if she is available. She also keeps a blog that is focused on the City, it's management and things that she thinks are important for residents to know more about. You can reach it here.