GLOUCESTER-There is a new finance director for Gloucester County.
It was announced on Friday, June 2 that Maria Calloway has been named the new finance director. Calloway has served as fiscal services manager for the past three years.
Calloway received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Christopher Newport University and a masters degree in accounting from Liberty University. Calloway, a licensed certified public accountant, spent seven years in public accounting and served two years in the Gloucester’s financial services group as accounting manager and also served as interim director in 2014 and 2015. She later worked as chief deputy treasurer with the county’s treasurer’s office before moving into fiscal services.
In her new role, Calloway will be responsible for the administration and operations of the finance and central purchasing departments.
“I am so honored to continue to serve my community in this new role,” Calloway said in a release. “I am looking forward to improving various processes and making the finances of the county be even more easy to understand by our citizens.”
Added Gloucester County Administrator Carol Steele: “I couldn’t be more thrilled that Maria is filling this crucial role in our county government organization. She is intelligent, innovative and will be a strong asset, especially as we already begin work on next year’s budget.”
It was also announced that Joyce Blevins has been promoted to accounting manager, while Christine Joyce has been named purchasing agent for the county and Savannah Haugdahl has been named a public communications/media specialist.