Hamilton City Manager Joshua Smith has been hired as chief executive officer for the Butler County Finance Authority, an economic development agency previously called the Butler County Port Authority.
Smith had announced late last year he was leaving the city manager’s job sometime in 2024. His new role with the Butler County group will begin after he assists in Hamilton’s transition to a new city manager, and the formation of the Hamilton Development Finance Agency, which he will also head.
Mark Wendling was recently named the Executive Director at the Miami Valley Risk Management Association. MVRMA represents twenty-one member municipalities in the Dayton area that pool their risk management insurance and related services. Mark most recently served as the Assistant City Director for the City of Troy. Mark also served as the City Manager in Fairfield, Ohio from 2015 to 2020.