MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Mobile Mayor-Elect Sandy Stimpson has announced the appointment of Paul Wesch to serve as executive director of finance, pending city council approval.
Since May 2012, Wesch has served on the city of Mobile Citizens' Budget and Finance Committee, where he is currently chairman.
"Paul brings a wealth of city finance and budgetary knowledge to our team. His perspective will be critical in thoroughly evaluating our city's current financial state. I am confident in his ability to ensure we are good stewards of Mobile's resources for all citizens," said Stimpson.
"It is no secret that Mobile faces serious financial challenges. I believe that Sandy Stimpson is prepared to meet those challenges. I consider it an honor to play a part in that effort," said Wesch.
Wesch is a member of the Mobile County and state bar associations and admitted to practice before the U.S. district Court, U.S. Tax Court and U.S. Court of Claims.
He has also bee involved with the USS Alabama Battleship Commission, Boy Scouts of America, St. Mary's Home for Children and The University of Alabama President's Cabinet.
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