John Adel  
City Administration
Title: City Administrator
Phone: 903-356-3306

John Adel became Quinlan’s City Administrator in May 2013. Before joining the City of Quinlan, Adel served as Assistant City Manager for the City of Greenville, Texas. Mr. Adel also served the city of Copperas Cove, Tx, and the Oklahoma cities of Moore and Norman.

Adel holds a bachelor of Landscape Architecture from the University of Arkansas, and a Master of Regional and City Planning from the University of Oklahoma.

In his spare time, Adel and his wife Aaron stay busy with their three sons’ sporting events and activities, and working together on home improvement projects.  The Adel family is very active with their church and enjoys family time playing games, enjoying the outdoors, and watching sports together, especially college football.  


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