Mayor Dan Pope
Mayor Pope has been an active member of the Lubbock community for more than 20 years, spending much of his time serving in leadership positions throughout the community. Dan was a member of the Lubbock Independent School District Board of Trustees for nine years and served as president of the Board.
Dan’s goals are to serve the entire community, to create better communication between our citizens and City Hall, and to promote the positive aspects of life here in Lubbock. Dan believes Lubbock’s citizens, neighborhoods, schools, private businesses, churches, and non-profit organizations all have an important role in leading our city towards a better future.
Dan founded Benchmark Business Solutions in 1994, and grew his business enterprise into the most successful Xerox Agent-Dealer in the country.
Dan received his B.B.A in Finance from Texas Tech University in 1985, and is an active member of First Methodist Church.
Dan is married to Denise Pope and they have two children: Manning and Anne Claire. Dan is an eighth-generation Texan, and an Eagle Scout.
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