City of Seguin Selects Human Resources Director

SEGUIN, Texas – Seguin City Manager Douglas Faseler announced today that Kristy Lehnert, currently the City’s Payroll/Benefits Manager, has been promoted to the position of Human Resources Director.

Lehnert has worked in the City’s Human Resources Department since 2017 when she was hired as Payroll Benefits Coordinator. She was promoted to Payroll Benefits Manager in 2018.

Prior to her employment with the City of Seguin, Lehnert worked for 6 years as Corporate Accounting Manager at VCFO Financial Services, Inc. in Austin where she supported clients with finance, human resources and recruitment consulting solutions.

A graduate of Texas State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Lehnert will be responsible for overseeing all facets of the City’s Human Resources Department, including recruitment and retention, employee relations, risk management, compensation, safety, health and benefits administration. She will also ensure that programs comply with federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

“During her career with the City of Seguin, Kristy has proven to be a dedicated, knowledgeable professional who has successfully managed increasing levels of responsibility as she has moved up through the ranks,” said Faseler. “She is a respected member of the City organization and I’m proud to promote her to the HR Director position,” he said.

Lehnert will assume her new role effective in April upon the retirement of Tammy Garcia, who has served the City in this position for the past 28 years.