Joseph M. Connor began serving as assistant county manager on Jan. 14, 2019. Prior to that he served as assistant county administrator at the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas.
Connor joined Wyandotte County Government in 1985 as an accountant. He progressed to supervisory positions in the Business Office, and then in June 1997 he became the director of public health for the Unified Government. He held that role until April 2014 when he became assistant county administrator.
Connor received his bachelor of accounting at Emporia State University and his masters of business Administration at the University of St. Mary in Leavenworth. He has served on the board of directors for Harvesters Community Food Network and the Information Network of Kansas, as well as advisory boards for LISC-KC and Providence/St. John Medical Center.