Ambrose formally fills Landis city supervisor position, finance officer opening posted
Revealed 12:07 am Thursday, June 15, 2023
LANDIS — Michael Ambrose, initially introduced on because the Landis finance officer earlier than taking over the position of interim city supervisor, will now formally maintain the official city supervisor title.
Ambrose got here to Landis in March. City officers employed him to be the finance officer after the previous finance officer Chase Norwood departed the position. Following the conclusion of former interim city supervisor Phil Conrad’s tenure with the city, Ambrose was appointed to take over the city supervisor place in an interim capability.
Throughout a gathering earlier this month, the mayor and alderman board elected to make Ambrose the full-time city supervisor. In doing so, Ambrose will vacate his position because the finance officer.
In accordance with Mayor Meredith Smith, the city has posted the opening for finance director and is presently accepting candidates.
A memo outlining Ambrose’s appointment to city supervisor highlighted “many progressive concepts” as grounds for the promotion.
After approaching board, Ambrose made an nearly instant influence, overseeing an audit of earlier utility costs courting again a number of years and detecting that 9 prospects had been overcharged since 2019. In March, the town authorised a funds modification of $22,000 to appropriate the error and subject refunds.
Ambrose cited transparency and progress promotion as the primary targets for his employment with the city.
Earlier than coming to Landis, Ambrose served because the chief monetary officer for Alabaster Home Restoration for Ladies in Easley, South Carolina, and as a workers accountant for the City of Waxhaw.
Ambrose served his group as a regulation enforcement officer for 10.5 years whereas working in the direction of his diploma in accounting and has 14 years of native authorities expertise. Moreover, Ambrose has expertise in grant writing and administration, serving to his earlier employers bringing in over $1.2 million in state and federal funding.