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Courtney Padgett, Assistant City Manager

Courtney Padgett, Assistant City Manager

Having joined the City of Burbank in 2017, Courtney Padgett brings a wealth of 26 years of expertise in public service.  Her journey in Burbank began with the Burbank Police Department’s Mental Health Evaluation Team (MHET), and saw her rise through various roles, including the accreditation manager and management of the crime analysis unit. As the Police Administrator since 2020, she’s been instrumental in overseeing the Department's fiscal operations, aligning with City Council and Department directives, and spearheading the Department's Strategic Plan.

Before her tenure with Burbank, Courtney garnered extensive experience in state and county government organizations in Florida. Notably, she held various progressively responsible managerial positions with the Orange County Corrections Department in Orlando, FL.

Courtney holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Science in criminal justice from the University of Central Florida. Her dedication to professional growth is evident through her graduation from the Leadership Burbank program. She currently serves as a member and treasurer on the Leadership Burbank board of directors and is a member of the Municipal Management Association of Southern California and Women Leading Government. In addition, she plays an essential role as the grant coordinator for the Los Angeles County Police Chiefs Association.