Contributed by the City of Revelstoke
The City of Revelstoke is pleased to announce the appointment of William Wallace, CPA, CA as its Director of Finance.
The city received 39 resumes as part of the Director of Finance competition, with Wallace’s skills, knowledge and experience making him the successful candidate for the position.
Wallace previously worked as the Director of Finance in Williams Lake and the District of Houston, and comes to Revelstoke with more than 15 years experience as a Chief Financial Officer.
He holds strong qualifications in strategic planning, execution, negotiation and major project development and has served as the Chief Financial Officer for Local Governments for Sustainability in the USA as well as for the Columbia Basin Trust in Castlegar.
Mayor Mark McKee, in commenting on this appointment stated: “We are fortunate to have someone so experienced and qualified join our staff team at city hall. The city is very busy right now and we need someone like Mr. Wallace who has a proven track record of adapting quickly to a changing environment.”
In accepting the appointment, Mr. Wallace indicated: “I am very happy to be joining the City of Revelstoke and will do my best to serve the Revelstoke community well.”
Wallace will begin his employment with the City of Revelstoke in early November 2016.
He replaces Graham Inglis, who announced his retirement earlier this year.