Bill O’Mara, Director of the Division of Revenue, will serve as acting Commissioner of Finance and Administration, while the search for Driskell’s replacement continues. O’Mara has said he is not interested in a permanent appointment.
Glenn Brown has been named Deputy Chief Administrative Officer. Brown formerly served as the city’s Director of Community Corrections, the first African American to do so.
Tom Blues, who stepped down this December as 2nd District Councilmember, will become an aide to the mayor and will work on a variety of projects. Blues is a retired University of Kentucky professor.
Melissa Lueker, a former assistant to the CAO, has been named acting director of the Division of Budgeting. Lueker has considerable experience in public finance. Before coming to the city she worked in Frankfort in the budget office of the Legislative Research Commission.