REPUBLIC, MO – City Administrator David Cameron has named Debbie Parks as the new Finance Director for the City of Republic. Ms. Parks comes to the City from the Ozarks Transportation Organization (OTO) where she has been employed since January 2009, and served since June 2013 as the Operations Manager. Ms. Parks has a bachelor’s degree in Business from Drury University.
City Administrator David Cameron said, “We are very excited to welcome Ms. Parks to our leadership team in Republic. She has over 12 years of non-profit and governmental accounting experience yet more importantly, she is a perfect fit for the new focus and direction in our community. During the selection process it was obvious that she thrives in learning and taking on new challenges, improving processes, and making the people and organization around her better. “
Ms. Parks said, “I am excited to serve the people of the City. I love that I will be part of a great team, while at the same time, being able to do what I love. I have worked with the City for many years at the regional level and have been able to watch it grow and develop. I am humbled to accept this opportunity to help develop the City at the local level.”
Ms. Parks will begin her employment with the City of Republic on Monday, March 27th.