l City Manager - City of Beaufort, South Carolina

City Manager

William A. Prokop
City Manager


William "Bill" Prokop was named Beaufort City Manager in April 2015, after previously serving as interim city manager and director of the City’s Human Resources department.

Immediate priorities as City Manager include: construction of the Boundary Street Redevelopment Corridor and cultivating economic development; continuing efforts to improve customer service and City Hall’s ability to share information with the community; and addressing budget challenges for 2016-2017.

Prior to joining Beaufort's senior management team, Prokop was Assistant City Manager/HR Director for the City of Keene, New Hampshire, from 2008-2014.  In Keene, Bill was responsible for the Community Services Portfolio which consisted of Police, Fire, Library, Parks & Recreation, Human Services, Youth Services, and Human Resources departments.  He also developed and managed a strong Risk Management program which was regarded as one of the top three in New Hampshire out of 434 municipal and school members.

From 2002 to 2008, Prokop was Town Administrator for Antrim, NH, where he directed development of the Master Plan and the Town's first Tax Increment Finance District.

His private sector experience includes working as  president of Graphic & Office Products Inc. (Dahle USA) in Peterborough, NH, from 1984-2002; and various positions leading up to Vice President and General Manager at Berol Corporation (Eagle Pencil Company) from 1967-1984.

Prokop earned his bachelor's degree in business management from Bryant University in Providence, Rhode Island and did graduate studies at the University of Bridgeport (Labor Management) and the London School of Business in England (International Finance).  He is a long-time member and certified participant in the International City/County Management Association and the International Public Management Association.

Bill and his wife, Pamela, live in Beaufort.  They have three grown sons and seven grandchildren.


1911 Boundary Street
Beaufort, SC  29902
(843) 525-7070