City Manager's Biography
Roberto "Rob" Hernandez joined the City of Cape Coral as the city manager on August 12, 2020. He served as deputy city manager of Fort Lauderdale, Florida from April 2019 until being hired by Cape Coral City Council. He also served as city manager in Savannah, Georgia from 2016-2019. In Savannah, he reported to a nine-member city council and led 2, 513 employees. Rob is a 23-year veteran of the U.S. Army Reserve.
His other professional experience includes serving as deputy county administrator for Broward County, Florida, deputy county manager for Fulton County, Georgia, and assistant to the county administrator of Broward County.
Rob holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Nova Southeastern University and a Bachelor of Public Administration degree from Florida International University. He is an International City Management Association (ICMA) credentialed manager and a Florida City/County Management Association member.