Mayor Stephen Kepley

City Commission

Mayor Stephen Kepley

Mayor Stephen Kepley smiling headshot

1782 Whirlaway Ct., SE
Kentwood, MI 49546
Work Phone: 616.554.0771
Home Phone: 616.540.3485

November 2021 - November 2025

Mayor Stephen Kepley has served the citizens of Kentwood as Mayor and Head Administrator since 2013. Mayor Kepley gained much of his valuable experience while working for Kentwood as the Director of Engineering and Inspections/City Engineer for 11 years, along with an additional 15 years in the private manufacturing design and construction sector. He holds a B.S. in Engineering from Virginia Tech and is certified by the State of Michigan in multiple vocations. Mayor Kepley has always loved working with people to solve problems, encourage growth, and serve the common good of those around him. He is married to Susan and are celebrating over 25 years together. They live in Kentwood with their three daughters.

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