Stoney fills 3 posts at City Hall
3/16/2018, 6:32 a.m.
Richmond Mayor Levar M. Stoney has filled three key posts at City Hall.
Betty J. Burrell was named director of procurement services, while two acting directors, Korita Brown Jones of the Department of Human Resources and Charles G. Todd of the Department of Information Technology, were promoted to director.
Mayor Stoney said all three “bring a wealth of experience, idea and vigor to our administration.”
Ms. Burrell has held a variety of local government posts for 35 years, including chief financial officer for Portsmouth and most recently as director of finance for Albemarle County. Ms. Burrell previously served in
Richmond as deputy director of finance from 2003 to 2006. She started Monday. Her starting salary: $125,000 a year.
Ms. Jones, who has worked at City Hall since 2008, has been with the Department of Human Resources since 2015. A former City Council policy analyst, she is to officially assume the director post on March 17.
She has been interim director for the past year, during which she led the comprehensive study of compensation. She also launched the city’s new employee health insurance plan. Her starting salary as director: $135,000 a year.
Mr. Todd has served as deputy director and interim director of the Department of Information Technology since 2015. He has led the development of various computer applications for city departments and been responsible for managing computer operations at City Hall.
His appointment was effective March 3. His starting salary as director: $145,000 a year.