City of Ann Arbor to hire new chief financial officer
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Have experience with financial leadership and looking for a new job? The City of Ann Arbor is looking to hire a new Chief Financial Officer. Reporting to the City Administrator, the new CFO will be responsible for overseeing the Financial and Administrative Services Area for the City, which provides services through different offices and departments, according to the job ad. Additional duties of the CFO include being the primary financial advisor to the Ann Arbor City Council, leading a staff of around 35 employees, capital planning, rating agency relationships and develop the citywide $450 million budget. To learn more about the job or to apply, click here.
Ann Arbor City Council elects new city administrator in unanimous vote
ANN ARBOR – In a unanimous vote on Monday night, Ann Arbor City Council elected Tom Crawford as the new city administrator. A longtime Ann Arbor resident, Crawford has served as the Chief Financial Officer for the city since 2004 and recently filled the role of interim city administrator following the firing of Howard Lazarus in February. Before working for the city of Ann Arbor, Crawford worked at Ford Motor Co. in the company’s product planning, lending and development units. Councilmember Jane Lumm, I-Ward 2, said Crawford is a vetted candidate for the job, having served three times as interim city administrator over the course of nearly two years. After a nationwide search, council voted between finalists Crawford and Cara Pavlicek, the current village manager of Oak Park, Illinois.