Tammi Saddler Jones
The City Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the City of Smyrna, is charged with updating Mayor and Council on City business and makes policy recommendations as well as serves as appointing authority, studies and acts on complaints and is charged with presenting a balanced annual budget to Mayor and Council for approval.
The office of City Administrator is established and authorized in the City of Smyrna Code of Ordinances Chapter 2, Article III, Division 2, Section 2-96 thru 2-104.
Jones served as the Assistant City Administrator for the City of Smyrna from December 2009 until April 2017, having been appointed Interim City Administrator in April 2017. She was appointed City Administrator May 15, 2017.
Prior to joining the Smyrna staff, she served as the Assistant Town Manager in the Town of Berlin, Connecticut from 2006 to 2009. Her past work experience also includes serving as the Assistant to the City Administrator for the City of League City, Texas for six years.
Jones is an active member of numerous professional organizations such as the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and the Georgia City-County Management Association (GCCMA). She is also an ICMA Credentialed Manager. Her accomplishments include being an internationally recognized graduate of the Leadership ICMA Program and a graduate of the Senior Executive Institute that is run by the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia.
Jones earned a Masters degree in Public Administration from The Ohio State University in 1997 and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Tougaloo College in Tougaloo, Mississippi in 1993.
Assistant City Administrator
Scott Andrews has worked in local government for 15 years, and has served as the Assistant City Administrator for the City of Smyrna since September of 2017.
Andrews previously served the City of Sugar Hill, GA as their Economic Development Director from 2014 to 2017. His past work experience also includes serving the City of Temple Terrace, FL from 2003 to 2014 in numerous leadership roles.
Scott has a master’s degree in public administration and a doctorate in organizational leadership. Scott is passionate about quality of life initiatives, community building, business development, and placemaking.
Dr. Andrews is a certified Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) through the National Development Council. He is also an active member of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), the Georgia City-County Management Association (GCCMA), and the Georgia Downtown Association where he serves in multiple board positions.
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