Town Manager's Office

Town Manager and Assistant Town Manager

The Office of the Town Manager is responsible for the administrative management and delivery of the town's services, programs and special projects. The town manager acts as the primary executive - or CEO - responsible for the town's municipal government organization and the various town departments. The assistant town manager acts in the capacity of chief operating officer, helping to manage many of the town's departments and day-to-day operations.

Matt Benoit

Picture of Town Manager Matt Benoit

Town Manager 

Matt joined the Town in February 2018 after five years as City Manager for the City of Huntsville, Texas (population 38,548). In Huntsville, Matt oversaw an organization of 279 employees with a budget of $70 million, working with a City Council consisting of nine elected members. Before serving as City Manager, Matt spent 10 years as Assistant City Manager.

Prior to Huntsville, Matt served as Assistant City Manager for the City of Farmers Branch, Texas (population 28,616). In that role, Matt supervised Police, Public Works, Community Services and Equipment Services, which included approximately 187 full-time employees and budgets of $36.3 million.

Matt brings many years of knowledge and experience in the administration and financial management of a municipal government to the Town of Jupiter. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in History and Political Science from Bethany College, and a Masters of Public Administration degree from Kansas State University. Matt was born and raised in the Denver area before attending school at Bethany College where he met his wife, Micki. Micki currently serves as a Speech-Language Pathologist for Huntsville Independent School District. Matt and Micki have two teenage children.

Lori Bonino

Assistant Town Manager Lori Bonino

Assistant Town Manager

Lori Bonino joined the Town of Jupiter in 2013 from Independence Middle School where she served as the school's principal. Lori's experience stems from her over 15 years of service as an administrator in the Palm Beach County School District.

Lori has an established knowledge of the Jupiter Community, from her experience as a long-time Jupiter resident to her time as principal of Independence Middle School and Lighthouse Elementary School.  As Assistant Town Manager Lori contributes her knowledge of administration, employee engagement, and community building to manage several aspects of the Town's organization and its operations.