Mayor-elect Jim Kenney on Wednesday announced his appointments for city treasurer, budget director and first deputy finance director.
Rasheia Johnson, a senior vice president at Siebert Brandford Shank & Co. LLC, a banking and financial services company, will serve as city treasurer. In a prepared statement, Kenney said Johnon's "technical and analytical expertise will aid her as she maintains the fiscal stability of our city."
For budget director, Kenney tapped Anna Wallace Adams, who is now chief of staff in the city's finance department. She previously has worked as deputy budget director and legislative director at the European Parliament, in Brussels.
Catherine Paster will stay on as first deputy finance director, a post she has held for eight years. Kenney said in that time she has implemented financial management policies that have "proved extremely beneficial to preserving our finances."
-Tricia L. Nadolny