Kiel began working for the city in July 2014 as Assistant City Manager. Prior to that, he spent time as Public Works Director for the Town of Frederick, Colo., from 2012 to 2014 and as Assistant to the City Administrator for the City of Goddard from 2010 to 2012.
He received his master’s degree in public administration from Wichita State University in May 2012 with graduate certificates in city and county management and public finance. Kiel also has a bachelor’s degree in construction science and management from Kansas State University. He is a member of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA).
Kiel is married to Danielle, a registered nurse. They have a daughter named Ella. Their family loves the City of Manhattan and enjoy cheering on the Kansas State Wildcats and visiting many of the City Parks and Trail areas.
Kiel can be reached by phone at 785-587-2404 or by email.