Roanoke County Administrator Thomas Gates today announced the appointment of Christopher R. Bever as Director of the Office of Management and Budget.
“Chris joins our team at an important time in our organization as we continue to place greater emphasis on fiscal accountability. His expertise in fiscal planning and his commitment to open, citizen involved budgeting will be immediately beneficial,” said Gates. “I look forward to working with Chris in the development of a budget process that focuses on the priorities and service delivery needs of our community.”
Bever currently serves as Assistant Director of the Office of Management and Budget for the City of Alexandria.
"I am excited to continue my career in public service with Roanoke County,” said Bever. “I look forward to working with County administration and departments to strengthen the efficiency and effectiveness of operations and ensure the thoughtful use of County resources."
Bever brings 12 years of experience in capital and operating budget development; capital improvement programming; funding strategies; operations analysis; and long-range fiscal planning.
Bever holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Master of Public Administration from the University of South Carolina. Bever will assume his new position November 16.