Barry Teague is being named Chattanooga city treasurer.
Mr. Teague was previously an internal auditor with the city.
He takes the place of Gayle Keown, who first joined the city treasurer's office in 1966.
She was promoted to city treasurer in 2005.
Ms. Keown began her career as a clerk-stenographer for the city treasurer’s office during the tenure of the late City Treasurer Earl Counts.
She graduated from Central High School and attended McKenzie Business College.
Ms. Keown served as assistant treasurer to former City Treasurer Carl Levi for 25 years.