General Manager / CEO, Brandon Wade, P.E.
Brandon Wade brings more than 35 years of municipal experience to his role as Gulf Coast Water Authority General Manager and Chief Executive Officer.
Previously, Brandon served as GCWA Deputy General Manager; Pflugerville City Manager; Galveston Deputy City Manager, Director of Public Works and City Engineer; and Alvin Director of Community Development and City Engineer.
At GCWA, Brandon leads a staff of 75 to provide up to 200 million gallons of water a day to industrial, municipal and agricultural customers in Brazoria, Fort Bend, and Galveston counties. In addition, the GCWA Thomas Mackey Water Treatment Plant, which has a daily capacity of 57 million gallons, provides drinking water to the majority of Galveston County communities.
Brandon holds a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Houston and a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from Texas Tech University.