CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – City Manager Maurice Jones is pleased to announce the appointment of Alexander Ikefuna as the next Director of Neighborhood Development Services.
Mr. Ikefuna is the former Director of Community Development and Planning for Mobile, Alabama. Prior to his work in Mobile, Mr. Ikefuna served as Community Development Director of Post Falls, Idaho and Salt Lake City, Utah as well as the Community Planning Administrator for the City of Savannah, Georgia.
Additionally, Mr. Ikefuna has worked as a consultant, assisting communities with development and housing issues. In his previous positions, he has been involved in all aspects of community planning and neighborhood development, including smart growth initiatives, affordable housing projects, management of HOME and CDBG funding, community engagement, historic preservation and economic development.
“I am delighted to have Alex join our team,” said Mr. Jones. “He has a wealth of experience in the areas of community development that are vitally important to our City Council and the residents of Charlottesville. I am confident Alex will prove to be an effective leader for our organization.”
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