Ed Memmott was promoted to City Manager in 2009 after previously serving as Assistant City Manager and Community Development Director in a career in Spartanburg that began in 1997. In five years as Assistant City Manager, Memmott was responsible for Economic and Community Development, Engineering, Planning, Public Works, and Building Inspections.
Memmott has led City efforts on the Advance America, One Morgan Square, QS/1, Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, the University of South Carolina Upstate - College of Business and Economics, Spartanburg Community College Downtown Campus, South Church Street Plaza, CC Woodson Community Center, AC Hotel, Montgomery Building, Aug. W. Smith and the Northside Initiative.
Memmott is a graduate of the University of South Carolina where he received a B.A. in History and International Studies and a Master’s in Public Administration. His wife, Julie, is a retired math teacher. The Memmotts have two adult children.