Cindy Cameron Ogle is currently the City Manager of Gatlinburg, which is a position she has held since 1989 and is the longest tenured City Manager in the 76-year history of the City.
She previously served on the Tennessee Arts Commission Board from 2015 through 2020.
In her role as City Manager, she oversees the daily operations of the City and ensures that policies and programs approved by the Gatlinburg City Commission are implemented efficiently and effectively. Ogle is also responsible for managing the over 350 employees of the City and a budget that has more than tripled since 1988.
Ogle’s tenured career with the City of Gatlinburg was recognized statewide when she was named City Manager of the Year in 2002 by the Tennessee City Management Association, an organization of which she is a past-President and Board Member. She also currently serves as a member of the University of Tennessee Masters of Public Administration and Public Policy Board of Advisors. Ogle is also a past-Vice President and member of the International City Management Association.
An alumnus of the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Ogle holds a Bachelor of Arts in Human Services and a Masters of Public Administration from the school. She was also a member of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority. She also was a member of the University’s Graduate Government Leadership Program in 1995.
She was married to the late Larry ‘Bud’ Ogle, who she was wed to for 29 years. They have two daughters and eight grandchildren.