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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer
MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (Feb. 8, 2016) - Marcy Cotov was recently named Chief Financial Officer for the Town of Mount Pleasant. A former Executive Director for the Fauquier County Public Schools, VA, and Budget Director for the Hanover County Government, VA, Cotov brings a wealth of experience at the highest levels of local government fiscal management.
“It is a pleasure to welcome Marcy to our team. The Town is in great financial condition and the hiring of our new Chief Financial Officer will further solidify our position. Marcy’s experience and talent will ensure that Mount Pleasant continues to thrive as a leader in financial excellence,” said Mount Pleasant Town Administrator Eric DeMoura.
In her position, Cotov will direct the management and operations of the Finance, Business License, Purchasing, and Information Technology divisions. She will develop and administer budgets for assigned areas as well as the development and oversight of the Town’s operating budget, Capital Improvement spending and debt services administration. She will monitor capital expenditure accounts and other non-departmental expenditures including health insurance, building repairs, and maintenance accounts.
“It is a privilege to be part of a team dedicated to maintaining the Town’s proactive stance in achieving the highest principles of governmental budgeting,” said Cotov. “I would like to thank Mayor Page, Town Council and Town Administrator Eric DeMoura for their support. I was impressed to join an AAA-rated municipality recognized annually and nationally with prestigious awards, such as the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada’s Certificate for Excellence in Financial Reporting and the Budget Award.”
Cotov earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, and pursued a Master’s Degree in Public Administration at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, VA.
She lives in Mount Pleasant with her husband Bob. Her son Jonathan, his wife Kate and her grandson Alden have also relocated to Mount Pleasant.