Nick Wells was appointed City Manager in September, 2014. Prior to that, he served as the City's Finance Manager for over three years. Before joining the City of Holtville, Wells had worked with a planning and engineering firm in El Centro, California, from 2006 until coming back to Holtville in 2011. Previously he worked primarily in the agriculture industry in the Central Valley of California. Wells attended Holtville schools from Finley Elementary through graduation from Holtville High School in 1986. He then earned a Bachelor's degree from California State University, Fresno, in Agriculture Business with an emphasis in Accounting.