Friday, July 20, 2012
City Council announces appointment oF
Tangela M. Williams AS new Council
The Atlanta City Council, under the leadership of Council President Ceasar C.
Mitchell, has announced the appointment of Ms. Tangela M. Williams as the new
Council staff director.
Council staff director is responsible for supporting the City Council and the
Council legislative process by directing research into issues of interest to
members of the City Council; managing the drafting and preparation of Council
legislative documents and coordinating the required review and scheduling of
discussion of legislative items. The
director also prepares the operating budget for the legislative branch and works
with City department executives, the Mayor’s staff, and City legal staff to
assure thorough and extensive research is conducted into proposed legislation
and legal issues.
a certified public accountant, brings to city government a wealth of experience
in management accounting, budgeting, strategic planning, forecasting, financial
analysis, relationship building, training and management.
am pleased to welcome Ms. Williams to our team,” said Council President
Mitchell. “She brings with her an extensive amount of professional experience
that will undoubtedly strengthen the City Council's operations and overall
effectiveness as a deliberative body.”
an Atlanta native, said her experience allows for the development of new and
innovative ways of serving the needs of the citizens of Atlanta.
hope to bridge my corporate experience with the public sector for the best of
both worlds,” Williams said.
to joining city government, Williams served most recently as Vice President of
Finance for Atlantic Capital Bank in Atlanta, where she managed the $1 billion
bank’s budgeting and forecasting processes, line of business and relationship
manager reporting and cost allocations. She was also instrumental in the
implementation of a new budget, planning, and management reporting system.
earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of
Georgia in Athens and a Master’s of Business Administration degree from
Georgia State University.