Marysville has attracted a cross-section of public- and private-sector candidates for its vacant city administrator position. A field of 25 candidates met the March 31 deadline to submit applications.
Marysville has attracted a cross-section of public- and private-sector candidates for its vacant city administrator position.
A field of 25 candidates met the March 31 deadline to submit applications.
The city has been soliciting resumes for the position since former administrator Jillian Froment left in February to accept a job with the Ohio Department of Insurance. Marysville human-resources manager Brian Dostanko said some resumes still could arrive in the mail after the deadline.
The list of applicants for the position includes:
• Robert Bannister, village manager of the village of Lincoln Heights: Bannister is the former CEO of Chicago-based transportation company ABF Bus Inc.
• Brandi Braun, assistant city administrator of Gahanna: Braun is a board member of the Gahanna Parks and Recreation Foundation.
• Chester Gallant, a teacher at the Mid-Ohio & Tri-County Educational Service Center in Mansfield: He is a former fiscal/personnel officer of the Ohio Office of Budget and Management.
• Terrence Gerson, former chief design engineer of Lake County: He also was a service director of Concord Township in Lake County. Gerson served as a captain in the U.S. Army Ordnance Corps.
• Richard Giroux, former city manager of Wauchula, Fla.: He is a former director of public service of Green, Ohio.
• Alan Grindstaff, former city manager of Jasper City, Texas: Grindstaff is also a former city administrator of Ephraim City, Utah, and a major (retired) in the U.S. Army Reserve.
• Daniel Hardwick, former business development director for RBC Inc. in Mansfield: He is a former Richland County commissioner.
• Steven Husemann, former town manager of Mooresville, N.C.: He also is a former city manager of Kettering, Sidney and Tipp City, Ohio.
• Daniel Johnson, CEO/president of D Johnson Enterprises in Columbus: He is a former DeVry University professor and served in the U.S. Navy.
• Peter Kerwin, manager of audit operations for Columbus-based Cass Information Systems.
• Matthew Kline, owner and CEO of The Kline Group Consultants and former city manager of Sandusky.
• Matthew Langhals, a former associate attorney with the Michigan-based Walzak, Bales Lepley & Rubin law office and former assistant prosecuting attorney of St. Clair County, Mich.
• Ahmed Mady, business development manager for Benchmark Accounting & Tax Services in Dublin and former CEO of Ohio Globe Tech in Hilliard.
• Dennis Payne, construction inspector and project management coordinator with Columbus engineering firm CH2M Hill: Payne also has worked as an urban planner for Sandy Springs, Ga.
• Pamela Perry, president of Canal Winchester-based Premier Image Consultants and former campus director of Daymar College.
• William Powell, former sales team leader at Corporate Research International in Findlay and former marketing coordinator of the Victory House in Fostoria.
• Jeffrey Reeder, former assistant manager for field operations of the U.S. Department of Commerce-Bureau of the Census and former director of member services at the Ohio Manufacturers' Association.
• J. Lee Robbins, general counsel for the towns of New Whiteland and Princes Lakes, Ind., and current partner of Blankenship & Robbins PA.
• Allen Rothermel, assistant city manager of the city of Delaware and former city manager of Fairborn.
• Erik Roush, chief of external and legislative affairs for the Ohio School Facilities Commission and former finance director of the Ohio Senate Democratic Caucus.
• Robert Schaumleffel Jr., who served as Marysville's director of administration from 2000 to 2004: He also is the former city manager of Conneaut, Ohio, and former village manager of Powell.
• Sheleemia Simmons, web product manager of New York-based Consumer Reports.
• Robert Sivick, village attorney of Greeley, Neb., and former Omaha (Neb.) city council member.
• Jeffrey Shipman, former project manager of J&K Builders in Cedar Park, Texas.
• Carrie Snyder, assistant store manager of the Marysville Walmart Supercenter and former member of the U.S. Army/Ohio Army National Guard.
Marysville's city administrator serves as the chief administrative officer for city government and oversees day-to-day operations in the city. The annual salary for the position is listed at $90,000 to $115,000, plus the usual benefits.
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