Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appoints Sharbach interim county manager

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors on April 4 selected chief financial officer and assistant county manager Shelby Scharbach as interim county manager. (Special to the Independent/Maricopa County)

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors on April 4 selected chief financial officer and assistant county manager Shelby Scharbach as interim county manager. (Special to the Independent/Maricopa County)

 

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors on April 4 selected Chief Financial Officer and Assistant County Manager Shelby Scharbach as Interim County Manager.

Long-time county employee Tom Manos, the current county manager, announced his retirement intentions in February. His last day of employment is May 1.

Ms. Scharbach began her employment with Maricopa County in 1993, and was appointed chief financial officer in 2009. She also serves as executive director of the Maricopa County Industrial Development Authority, according to a press release.

“Having worked with Shelby on a number of issues during my tenure on the board, I have the utmost confidence in her ability to lead the county through this transition. The county will surely benefit from her vast experience,” said Board of Supervisors Chairman Clint Hickman, District 4, in the release.

A nationwide search is in process for a permanent county manager to oversee the day-to-day operations of the nation’s fourth most populous county. Maricopa County is home to more than 60 percent of the state’s population and employer to more than 13,000 workers.

 

 

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