Deputy City Manager Greg Rushin
Gregory W. Rushin is a Deputy City Manager for the City of Plano. Prior to his appointment to Deputy City Manager he served with the Plano Police Department for nearly 34 years. The last 18 years he was Police Chief. He manages all Public Safety Departments which include; Animal Services, Emergency Management, Fire-Rescue, Police, and Public Safety Communications. He has a diverse background and over forty years of experience in public service serving at the municipal, county, and federal levels.
Greg has held numerous leadership positions in both state and federal law enforcement organizations. He is a past President of the Texas Police Chiefs Association and a former Executive Board Member of the International Association of Chiefs Police. He is a long time Rotary member, serves on multiple boards of directors, and is active member in his community.
Greg is a graduate of Leadership Plano and served on both the Leadership Plano Board and the Plano Youth Leadership Board. He was a member of the Collin County Child Advocacy Board and is currently on their Advisory Board. He serves on the Medical City Plano Citizen Advisory Board and the Brett Adkins Foundation Board.
Greg also coached youth sports in Plano for many years, mentored at PISD, and served as the Adopt-a-Cop for Weatherford Elementary for over 20 years. Greg was recognized as one of The 21 Leaders for The 21st Century by Inside Collin County Business.
Greg began his career as a Deputy Sheriff in Illinois. He was also a FBI Agent, who served in the Washington, D.C. area during his tenure. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Law Enforcement Administration from Western Illinois University and Master of Science Degree in Human Relations and Business from Amber University. He also holds a Certificate in Public Management from the University of Texas at Dallas. He is a graduate of the FBI Academy, the FBI National Academy, the Senior Management Institute for Police at Harvard, and the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Program.
When not working Greg and his wife can be found running or working out at one of the Plano Recreation Centers. They have 2 adult sons who grew up in Plano and attended Plano schools.