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Published on April 23, 2024
Mercy Montgomery Steps In as Snellville's New Assistant City Manager Amidst Community GrowthSource: City of Snellville

Snellville city officials are beaming with pride as they welcome Mercy Montgomery into the fold as the new Assistant City Manager. Formerly holding the same title in Chamblee, Montgomery brings extensive experience, having overseen departments of Parks and Recreation, Planning and Development, and Economic Development. She is touted for carrying out numerous policy development projects and implementing strategic community services.

"I’m thrilled to be joining the Snellville team at such an exciting time in our community’s history," Montgomery expressed in a statement obtained by the City of Snellville News. She added that she is eager to foster growth in downtown Snellville and see The Grove teeming with business and social activity. Her academic background includes a Bachelor of Arts in Education from the University of Georgia, with a specialty in experiential learning. Montgomery also holds a Master of Public Administration and a certificate in Non-Profit Management from the same institution.

Postgraduation, Montgomery tackled a Local Government Management Fellowship in Ohio before serving as a beacon of knowledge for students at her alma mater. Her trajectory in public service further led her to craft development strategies for communities through the Carl Vinson Institute of Government. Montgomery's skill set was put to test and proved triumphant during her stint as the Director of Economic Development for the City of Sugar Hill, where she was instrumental in spurring business growth and creating an effervescent community culture.

A keen member of the Alumni Advisory Board for the Master of Public Administration program at The University of Georgia, Montgomery's presence in the academic sector remains influential. As chronicled in the city's online news statement, her achievements also include graduating from the renowned Leadership Gwinnett program in 2020. Any correspondence with Montgomery in her new role can be directed to [email protected], a minor typo in her email address was noted on the city's announcement.