City of Pharr Names Dr. Jonathan B. Flores as City Manager

Dr. Jonathan B. Flores, Pharr City Manager


Pharr, Texas – The City of Pharr is proud to announce that it has named Dr. Jonathan B. Flores as City Manager. Dr. Flores has been serving as the Interim City Manager since earlier this year. 

Jonathan B. Flores Ed.D., a native of Pharr, Texas is a municipal government professional with over twenty-two years of diverse law enforcement experience. Since 2005, he has worked in various roles and assignments, such as patrol, criminal investigations, major crimes, and as Assistant City Manager/Chief of Police for the City of Alton.

“Today is a very special day for me and my family. I am extremely grateful to our Mayor Dr. Ambrosio Hernandez, and the City Commission for their continued support and trust in me to lead our great city. I am committed to carrying out their vision and standard of excellence while serving our employees and community through a servant leadership philosophy.”

Dr. Flores is a graduate of the 90th session of LEMIT’s Leadership Command College and has garnered recognition for his leadership at the local, state, national, and international levels including the International Association of Chiefs of Police 40 under 40 leadership award, Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Public Service Award, and the Texas Police Chief’s Association Leadership Award.

“Dr. Flores understands the needs of our city, employees, and community and we are so proud to have him as our City Manager,” said Mayor Hernandez, M.D. “He is a great leader and he has created many new initiatives that have promoted leadership and growth within our employees, and he has also been instrumental in leading the charge on new city projects,” Hernandez added. He continued, “Dr. Flores is a great fit for our city, and we are proud of where our future is headed!” 

In 2023, Dr. Flores was inducted into the National Law Enforcement Hall of Fame for Distinguished Service in Toledo, Ohio. Dr. Flores is a TML Leadership Fellow and is currently in the process of earning credentialed manager candidate status through the International City Manager’s Association.

Dr. Flores is married to his high school sweetheart Rachel, and they have two wonderful children Michael & Dominique, and one Granddaughter Layla.