Matt Daeumer currently serves as the Assistant City Manager for the City of La Porte. Daeumer has served the community since 1987, most of which with the La Porte Police Department with a background of duties and assignments in all areas of the Department, helping to shape him as a well-rounded leader.
“My family and I make La Porte our home, so I strive to stay connected with our community," Daeumer said. "I believe in providing exemplary service to our citizens and so does my team. I look forward to helping the City grow within its vision and in cooperation with our citizens. I believe enjoy one of the premier communities in southeast Texas.”
Daeumer’s current responsibilities include managing and leading the Human Resources, Information Technology, Fire Department, Emergency Medical Services, Golf Course and Economic Development Departments. He also plays a large role in policy and budget development for the entire city. Daeumer works diligently at developing and mentoring employees to higher levels of performance through coaching and team building.
Daeumer has earned a Bachelor of Science degree, with honors, in Organizational Leadership from Mountain State University and a Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice Leadership and Management from Sam Houston State University. He is a graduate of the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Institute’s Leadership Command College. He is also a Certified Public Manager through the State of Texas and a Leadership Fellow with the Texas Municipal League.
Daeumer enjoys outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, kayaking and spending time with his wife Cherell, their three children and their three grandchildren.