Academic: Bachelor of Business Administration, Texas Wesleyan University

Career Highlights: Named Deputy City Manager in December 2000; employed with K Mart Corporation for 20 years and served as a district manager for 15 years; Director of Administration, City of Euless, 1989-1999, where he oversaw Information Services, Franchises, Telecommunications, Fleet, Facilities, Human Resources, Insurance, Risk, Library, Purchasing, Recycling and Solid Waste. Cox served as H.E.B. Rotary Club President and is a Paul Harris Fellow. He is a member of ICMA, TCMA and serves on the Grand Prairie YMCA Board of Directors.

Wife: Karen; three children