Taiwo Jaiyeoba, Assistant City Manager
Taiwo Jaiyeoba is being promoted to ACM and will continue to hold his position as director of the city’s Planning, Design and Development department. Jaiyeoba has demonstrated a strategic and comprehensive vision that employs a fresh perspective in planning for the city’s future. His ability to bring people together to work toward a common goal is evident in his work on the development of the Charlotte Future 2040 Comprehensive Plan. Jaiyeoba has more than 26 years of regional, municipal and private sector experience leading planning and transportation initiatives nationally and internationally. In addition to his work with the City of Charlotte, Jaiyeoba has served as the director of the Sacramento Regional Transit District, and director of planning and development in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he led major transit studies, zoning ordinance rewrites and managed large-scale capital projects. Jaiyeoba will champion and guide the Mobility, Accessibility and Connectivity efforts.