The city of Allen has hired Peter Phillis, a veteran financial manager with more than 28 years of experience, to lead the city’s finance department. Phillis has extensive experience in local government, including a long tenure in the City of Mansfield as Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer.

Phillis spent more than 20 years in the city of Mansfield where he achieved numerous upgrades to the city’s credit ratings, including the coveted AAA rating from Standard & Poor’s. He also served as an instrumental advisor in Mansfield’s economic development program and helped design numerous public and private partnerships to support recreational venues. During his tenure he managed all financial aspects of the city and provided critical insight and financial forecasts to help guide short- and long-term operations.

“Pete brings a steady hand of leadership and decades of experience to our executive team,” said Allen City Manager Eric Ellwanger.

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