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

Pharr, Texas – The City of Pharr is proud to announce that it has named Dr. Jonathan B. Flores as its new Assistant City Manager. 

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.

“I am truly humbled and excited for the opportunity to serve my hometown of Pharr as their new Assistant City Manager,” said Flores. “I am grateful to Mayor Dr. Ambrosio Hernandez, and the city commission for selecting me to join their leadership team, as we work diligently to continue to move Pharr forward,” he added.

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.

“We welcome Dr. Flores to our Pharr family and know that he will make an excellent addition to our city and our community with his many years of municipal government experience and leadership accolades,” said Mayor Hernandez. “He is a great fit for our city leadership and I look forward to the many great things we will accomplish for our Pharr citizens in the coming years,” Hernandez added. 

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.