Brandon Skopek, Assistant City Manager

Skopek_Brandon_2022_P - CopyBrandon Skopek is the Assistant City Manager with the City of Auburn Hills. Brandon also serves as the Executive Director of the Auburn Hills Tax Increment Finance Authority. 

Brandon has spent his career in local government as a planning and economic development professional. He is the former Township Planner for Highland Township, Michigan and former Assistant to the City Manager / Downtown Development Authority Coordinator for the City of Brighton, Michigan. Brandon was hired by the City of Auburn Hills in 2018 to the role of Director of Authorities, overseeing the Tax Increment Finance Authority, Downtown Development Authority, and Brownfield Redevelopment Authority.  As part of the city’s succession planning efforts, Brandon was moved to the City Manager’s office in January of 2021 to an interim role of Assistant to the City Manager in preparation for taking on the Assistant City Manager position. Brandon is a member of the Michigan Municipal Executives, International City/County Management Association, Michigan Downtown Association, Michigan Economic Developers Association, and the Auburn Hills Morning Optimist Club.

Brandon’s professional interests include economic development, community engagement, and local government management. Brandon possess a Bachelor of Science in Public Administration and Public Policy, and a Master of Public Administration with a concentration in Local Government Management, both from Oakland University.