Raleigh Names Budget Director

News posted Apr. 11, 2017 - 4:00 pm

Mary Vigue has been appointed director of the City of Raleigh Budget and Management Services Department, City Manager Ruffin Hall announced today. Ms. Vigue will assume her new duties on May 22.

Ms. Vigue served in various capacities for the City of Greensboro for nine years, working her way from budget analyst to assistant city manager in that time. As assistant city manager, she oversaw Greensboro’s general government departments, including human resources, budget and evaluation, finance and information technology. Among her primary duties was leading the City’s budget development process, which included the formation and adoption of annual balanced fiscal year budgets in the $440 million-plus range.

Most recently, Ms. Vigue served as executive director of Say Yes to Education Guilford. The organization created post-high school opportunities for students in Guilford County Schools through scholarship incentives and K-12 wraparound support services.

“Mary brings a wealth of budgeting knowledge and experience to our management team. We are fortunate to have her,” Mr. Hall said.

Raleigh’s Budget and Management Services Department coordinates the effective and efficient allocation of City resources in line with strategic priorities. The department supports the City Council, City Manager and City departments as they provide quality public services to Raleigh residents.

“It’s an honor to be selected to work for the great city of Raleigh,” Ms. Vigue said. “I look forward to joining an impressive team of public servants.”

Ms. Vigue holds a master’s degree in public administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a bachelor’s degree in public administration from Florida International University in Miami.

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