The Hamilton County Commission will vote Thursday morning on the nominatin of Mike Compton as county chief of staff, Mayor Jim Coppinger said.
“He brings a lot to the table from both the public and private sector,” Coppinger said.
If approved, Compton would fill the role once occupied by Jeannine Alday, who retired earlier this month.
Compton currently works as chief administrative officer for Walden Security, which has a contract to provide security services for the county. He served as chief of staff for former mayor Bob Corker from 2001-2005 and held a position as vice president for Corker Group Inc. for more than 20 years.
Cliff has worked for the Times Free Press for five years and covers Chattanooga city government. He previously covered Rhea County, as well as transportation and growth and development in Southeast Tennessee. A native of Maryville, Tenn., Cliff graduated in 2003 from the University of Tennessee with a bachelor’s degree in communications with an emphasis on journalism. Before coming to Chattanooga, he was a crime reporter with Hernando Today, a supplement of The Tampa (Fla.) ...