Richmond mayor appoints new Deputy CAO

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Mayor Dwight Jones announced today that Marcus Jones accepted the position of Deputy Chief Administrative Officer for Finance and Administration.

Marcus Jones is from Caroline County and currently works for the city of Norfolk as the assistant city manager.

The mayor's spokewoman said Marcus Jones has a bachelor's degree in public administration from James Madison University, and a Master's degree in public administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Marcus Jones spent over 10 years in Richmond working for Governors Mark Warner and Jim Gilmore as Deputy Secretary of Finance and Assistant Secretary of Finance respectively.

The appointment will be effective August 24.  He will report directly to the Chief Administrative Officer.

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