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Mayor-elect Welcomes Applicants for Future City Employment Opportunities


Moving swiftly to ensure a seamless change in city leadership, Mayor-elect Tom Henry recently announced the selection of Benjamin Eisbart to guide the transition process. Henry also issued an invitation to those interested in employment opportunities within the new administration and detailed submission procedures.

“I am grateful to Ben Eisbart for joining me in preparing for the new administration and in helping to shape it,” stated Henry. “Ben’s wealth of public sector, professional and educational experience is exceptional. His local perspective, wise counsel and dedication to this community will be enormous assets to this process. My goal is to move decisively, but thoughtfully to ensure that the positive momentum within the community continues to build even as the transition takes place.”

A longtime community activist, Eisbart is currently Vice President of Administration for OmniSource Corporation. He is a former owner of an executive search consulting firm, The Eisbart Group, and has a Master of Science degree in guidance and counseling from Alfred University.

Eisbart has been a key part of Fort Wayne’s civic life in elected and appointed positions for over 30 years. He was elected to two terms on the Fort Wayne City Council and has also served on the Fort Wayne Community Schools Board, Fort Wayne Plan Commission, Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commission, Metropolitan Human Relations Commission, Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor Advisory Council, Fort Wayne/Allen County Convention and Tourism Authority, Allen County Economic Opportunity Council and Urban Enterprise Association Board, among many other governmental and community boards and commissions.

Henry anticipates making further appointments to the Henry for Mayor Transition Committee over the next few weeks.

Additionally, Henry invited all interested applicants for positions within the new administration to submit resumes online at www.tomhenryformayor.com, via e-mail at campaign@tomhenryformayor.com or by sending them to Henry for Mayor Transition, P.O. Box 5406, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46859.

Tom Henry is the Mayor-elect of Fort Wayne, Indiana. He is a successful business owner, a five-term Fort Wayne City Councilman and a nonprofit leader with deep roots in the community.

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