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    James Andrew (Andy) Small 


James Andrew (Andy) Small was appointed City Manager by City Council on January 9, 2023. As City Manager, Small oversees a City budget of over $60 million and a workforce of more than 150 employees.



A Napoleon native, Small previously served as Mayor of the City from 2000-2012, and also has 40 years of engineering, public relations, economic development and budgeting experience. During his tenure as Mayor, he successfully led the community in a positive direction and represented the City with passion and dedication focusing on economic development initiatives. In support of this effort, he served as a board member for both the Napoleon/Henry County Chamber of Commerce and the Henry County Community Improvement Corporation.

Small brings a new and exciting dynamic to the City of Napoleon; one full of building and growing. His goal is to provide the highest value services to the residents by providing the tools and training to the employees to aid in accomplishing this goal.

Small is a graduate of Northwest Technical College with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Tool Design Technology, and a graduate of Defiance College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.

Andy and his wife Carol have 3 children, as well as 5 grandchildren.