Shawn McKay becomes Cleveland's finance director and city clerk on Monday.
Mr. McKay has more than 25 years in business administration, human resources, and accounting experience, said City Manager Janice Casteel.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a master’s in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Mr. McKay’s work experience includes positions at Hardwick Clothes; Life Care Centers of America; and Henderson, Hutcherson, and McCullough CPAs.
“I am excited to be able to put my expertise, talents, and experience to work for my community,” Mr. McKay said. “As a lifelong resident of Cleveland, it is important to me that this town continues to grow and prosper. I am honored to have the opportunity to serve the people of Cleveland in this capacity.”
He currently serves on the board of directors for the Cleveland Aqua Tigers and is past president of the Board of Directors for Habitat for Humanity in Chattanooga. He resides in Cleveland with his wife, Krista, and has two daughters, Kat and Sara. He is a member of Broad Street United Methodist Church in Cleveland.