Native Texan Jeff Cheney was elected Mayor of Frisco, Texas, in May 2017 and again in November 2020 and May 2023. Previously, he served on Frisco City Council from 2007 to 2016. Since Mayor Cheney has taken office, Frisco has been recognized as: #1 Safest City in America (SmartAsset, 2022 and again in 2023); #1 Fastest Growing City in the U.S. over the last decade (U.S. Census Bureau, 2020); #1 Most Recession-Resistant City (SmartAsset, 2020); #1 City for Highest Job Growth (WalletHub, 2019); and #1 Best Place to Live in America (Money Magazine, 2018).
Mayor Cheney and the Frisco City Council are making progress on public-private partnerships including Omni PGA Frisco Resort, Fields, University of North Texas-Frisco Campus, and the Performing Arts Center at Hall Park. Mayor Cheney and the council are also committed to making progress on city projects including downtown redevelopment, the ‘new’ Frisco Public Library, and Grand Park.
Mayor Cheney attended the University of Texas-Austin where he was recognized with Highest Honors for his Bachelors and Masters in Accounting. Professionally, Mayor Cheney has earned the distinctions of Certified Public Accountant and Registered Financial Advisor.
Mayor Cheney and his wife, Dana, co-founded The Cheney Group, a top-rated residential realty firm in Frisco, under the umbrella of Monument Realty. The Cheney Group was recognized as the Frisco Small Business of the Year in 2015 and Frisco Employer of the Year in 2021. The Cheneys also own Ignyte Yoga Studio in Frisco.
Jeff and Dana Cheney were married in 2001 and have been blessed with three children: Zach, Mason, and Kaytlin. Mayor Cheney enjoys living in Sports City USA, the home of several professional sports teams. He’s an avid golfer, weekend warrior and loves watching his kids play sports, too.