CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - The city of Carbondale has a new finance director with the promotion Jeff Davis to the position.
Interim City Manager Gary Williams made the announcement earlier this week, and said that the Benton, Illinois native will take over the position on Monday, Feb. 1.
Davis was hired as Carbondale's accounting payroll clerk in 1997, and was promoted to accounting manager in 2000, a position which he has held for the last 15 years.
Davis is a graduate of Southern Illinois University, earning a bachelor's degree in accounting. He is currently working to obtain his Master of Public Administration degree from SIU.
He has been a resident of Carbondale for more than 20 years, and has been a member of the Illinois Governmental Finance Officers Association since 2000.