Petersburg names new finance director

Photo: Blake K. Rane

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — The City of Petersburg announced their new finance director Monday morning.

Blake K. Rane was the former Finance Director of The Town of Lake Park, Florida from 2012 until he accepted the Petersburg position.

He has also served as Finance Director and Interim City Manager for the City of Mulberry, Florida from 2008 to 2012.

According to the release, his major focus has been restoring financial sustainability, budgeting, financial reporting, bank, treasury and debt management, purchasing and procurement. He has also worked in the private sector as CFO, director, and comptroller positions.

“We are excited to attract such an experienced financial leader to Petersburg,” said Interim City Manager Tom Tyrrell.

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