Deputy City Manager


Isom Cameron

Isom Cameron has more than 27 years of experience in municipal government operations. As Deputy City Manager, Isom oversees the City of DeSoto's Departments of Public Utilities, Development Services, Parks and Recreation, Environmental Health, Solid Waste Contractual Services, and various special projects.  Additionally, Isom serves as the City Manager’s liaison to the Fire Department, Southwest Regional Communications Center, and Municipal Court.

Prior to becoming Deputy City Manager, Isom served as the City of DeSoto’s Director of Public Utilities from 2010 to 2019 and as Water Superintendent from 2007 to 2010.  Before joining the City of DeSoto, Isom spent 15 years with the City of Jackson, Mississippi in various capacities, including 6 years Water Plant Operations Manager.

Isom earned a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Jackson State University and a Master of Business Administration Degree from the Richard DeVos School of Management at Northwood University. He is also a graduate of the National Forum for Black Public Administrators Executive Leadership Institute.