On Tuesday, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenny announced the resignation of the former director while appointing a new budget director for the city of Philadelphia.
Kenny named Sabrina Maynard, currently the Treasury’s chief of staff, as Philadelphia’s new budget chief. Her term begins on Monday, April 17, officials said.
“Being Chief of the Budget requires a comprehensive understanding of the city’s finances and operations. We are confident that we are now ready to move the work forward,” the mayor said in a statement.
Maynard will succeed Marisa Waxman, who is leaving the city government to join the U.S. Treasury Department, officials said.
“The city’s budget and finances are the foundation of all the services, opportunities and solutions we are proud to offer our residents, and Marisa’s leadership has benefited everything we do.” Kenny said in a statement. Marisa’s achievements and experience extend to the U.S. Treasury for her recent and significant efforts as Director of the Budget Department, all while creating better processes to improve equity, and engagement. It will help her in her new role in the ministry and I wish her every success.”
Waxman, who has been the city’s budget director since 2019, said in a statement that he has served the city for nearly 20 years.
“After nearly two decades of fulfilling and engaging city service, I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of my fellow Philadelphians,” Waxman said in a statement. “As I move into federal government, I will learn lessons from my dedicated and talented colleagues on how to blend a data-driven approach with a human-centered mindset to improve outcomes and equity for community members. I will make use of the
Maynard said he is thrilled to begin his new role in the City of Philadelphia.
“As the City’s finances continue to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, we look forward to working closely with our seasoned budget and grants experts. We will continue to build on the work of sex and engagement and will take meaningful steps to make the city’s budget process more inclusive,” she said in a statement.
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