Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Chris Story Joins City of Spartanburg

The City of Spartanburg announces the hiring of Chris Story as the new Assistant City Manager effective November 1. Reporting directly to City Manager Ed Memmott, Story’s direct responsibilities will include internal and support operations.

Story will be leaving his current position as Assistant County Administrator for Spartanburg County, Chris states, “This is an exciting new challenge for me and an opportunity for which I am grateful. I've understood for many years that the county cannot reach its full potential without a thriving vibrant and prosperous city. Although I'll have plenty to learn about the unique challenges of the city, in many ways this move allows a continuation of the same goal I've worked on for over a decade - helping make my home community the best it can be”.

Selected from over 150 candidates, Chris has a B.A. in Business Economics from Wofford College. He holds a Graduate Certificate in Public Administration from Clemson University/USC.

“The City conducted a national search for the position of Assistant City Manager and is pleased that Mr. Story has accepted the position. Chris brings great enthusiasm, a proven record of professional accomplishment, and commitment to the Spartanburg Community. The City team looks forward to working with him.” states Ed Memmott.

For additional information please contact Ed Memmott, City Manager, 864-596-2394, ememmott@cityofspartanburg.org.

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