Management Team

City Manager

David WaltzDavid Waltz has been the City Manager of Blue Ash since 2006 and oversees a budget of over $60 million along with 400 full-time and part-time employees. Blue Ash is a premier suburb of Cincinnati USA. It has been rated twice as one of the Top 50 Fabulous Places to Raise a Family in America and among FORTUNE Small Business magazine’s 100 best places in America. The City also boasts award-winning amenities such as the Blue Ash Golf Course (Top 50 Public Golf Course in the U.S.), Cooper Creek Event Center, Blue Ash Recreation Center, and Summit Park (Greater Cincinnati Family Choice Awards Best Local Park). Blue Ash was recently named one of the Top 15 U.S. cities primed for corporate headquarters and is already home to over 2,000 businesses including SugarCreek, Integrity Express Logistics, Ethicon Endo-Surgery, and Kroger.

David is a Pennsylvania native with a master’s degree in administration from Wright State University and an undergraduate degree from Gannon University. His government experience began as executive director of the Shelby County Planning Commission where he worked with the Honda Motor Company on a $100 million expansion project. He later became the City of Silverton’s first City Manager and successfully managed the city toward fiscal health and established the Silverton Development Corporation.  During his 25+ year career, he has been involved with numerous economic development projects involving clients such as Honda, Citigroup and Sunny Delight, as well as smaller neighborhood and main street revitalization projects. 

David has a great passion for his work and believes there is no other place you can more directly impact service delivery and people’s quality of life than in local government.

David can be contacted by email at or by calling 745-8539.