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H. William "Bill" Mutz

Mayor (2018 - 2025) | District: At-Large

Headshot of Mayor Bill Mutz

Bill was raised in Indianapolis, moved to Columbus, IN, and graduated from Indiana University, majoring in Finance and Marketing. His family moved to Lakeland in 1996, and he was President and co-owner of Lakeland Automall (Lakeland Ford, Mazda, Hyundai & Isuzu.) 

Lakeland Automall was sold in 2016, and Bill became a Business Consultant with Claridge Associates before becoming the City of Lakeland Mayor in 2018. 

Mayor Mutz and his wife, Pam, a Denver, CO native, have been married 46 years and are parents of 12 children — seven boys and five girls. They have 34 grandchildren. 

In civic roles, Bill served on 21 not-for-profit or business boards and helped found Grace City Church. Bill has a passion for seeing successful lifechange in marriages and parenting. His foundational human relations goal is to strive to honor everyone. This way, motivated people will engage in thriving environments where hopes and dreams maximize human potential.