Barbara DeLeon

City Manager
Title: Chief of Staff
Phone: 575/541-2271
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Barbara joined the City of Las Cruces in 2010 with an extensive analytical background in both the technology and healthcare business sectors. As Senior Management Analyst, she was successful in developing process improvements and evaluating program effectiveness for the City’s operating departments, in addition to administering the City’s strategic planning efforts. In 2016, Ms. DeLeon served as the Project Manager for the City-wide reimplementation of the Munis ERP system and in 2017 she promoted to Chief of Staff with responsibility for policy development, performance management, system evaluation, and community outreach. Ms DeLeon served as Interim Deputy Finance Director from November 2018 - April 2019; Interim Assistant City Manager from April 2019 - March 2021; and was appointed Chief Administrative Officer April 2021 with current reporting responsibilities of Financial Services, Information Technology, and Organizational Development. Ms. DeLeon is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin with a BBA and MBA in Finance.


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