Wake Forest hires assistant town manager

Allison Snyder, assistant public works director, promoted


Contributed by the Town of Wake Forest to The White Street Journal

The Town of Wake Forest is pleased to announce that Assistant Public Works Director Allison Snyder has been promoted to Assistant Town Manager. She was chosen from a pool of over 145 applicants and underwent an extensive interview process. 

As Assistant Town Manager, Snyder will assist Town Manager Kip Padgett with a variety of town priorities, organizational initiatives and special projects. She will also oversee the following departments: Economic Development, Inspections/Public Facilities, Planning, Public Works, and Wake Forest Power. 

A native of Newton, Kansas, Snyder joined the Town of Wake Forest in 2018 as Assistant Public Works Director. She previously worked in local government in Falls Church, VA, Arlington, VA and Orange County, NC.

Snyder earned a bachelor’s degree in Architecture with a minor in Environmental Science from the University of Kansas and a master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning at Virginia Tech. A Certified Public Manager from George Washington University, she is a member of the International City/County Management Association and the North Carolina City & County Management Association.

Snyder started her new job Jan. 4.

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