Mayor Tom Kilgore took the oath of office at the regular City Council meeting on Monday, May 17. City Councilmember Keith Trecker was also sworn in, along with re-elected Councilmembers Sanjeev Kumar and Gretchen Vance. All will serve a two-year term with the City of Lakeway. Additionally, City Council selected Councilmember Louis Mastrangelo to serve as mayor pro tem.
Mayor Kilgore is a graduate of West Point, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering. He holds a Master of Business Administration from The Fuqua School at Duke University. He was also a career soldier, and retired from the U.S. Army in 1996. He then went on to have a career in the energy industry until he retired in 2016. Mayor Kilgore moved to Lakeway that same year with his wife Caren. They both strongly believe in service to the nation and community, supporting many national and local organizations.
Councilmember Keith Trecker has a B.S. in Engineering from Iowa State University, and was formerly a Marine fighter pilot serving in Vietnam before starting a career in medical device manufacturing. After leaving the business community, he relocated to Lakeway with his wife to be near his daughter and family. Councilmember Trecker became involved in several committees with the City of Lakeway over the years, and previously served two terms as Lakeway councilmember from 2018 to 2020.
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