Mobile Government


City administration has developed an efficient, business-oriented organization that is employee-centered and customer-driven. Mobile was the only city to receive the prestigious Alabama Quality Award, a prize recognizing organizations whose recent innovations in the area of strategic planning, total quality management, and customer service improvements have resulted in increased productivity and quality initiatives within the organization. Our City compared favorably with businesses throughout the state.

Ricardo Woods
City Attorney

Paul Wesch
Executive Director of Finance

James Barber
Executive Director of Public Safety

Bill Harkins
Executive Director of Public Works

Dianne Irby
Executive Director of
Engineering and Development

Jeff Carter
Executive Director of
Mayor's Innovation Team

Sue Farni
Executive Director of
Information Technology

Chief Lawrence Battiste
Mobile Police Department

Chief Mark Sealy
Mobile Fire and Rescue Department

Shayla Beaco
Executive Director Build Mobile

George Talbot
Senior Director of
Communications and External Affairs

Matthew Capps
Senior Director
Parks and Recreation

Michon Trent
Senior Director
Civic Engagement

Don Rose
Chief Procurement Officer

Nathan Emmorey
Municipal Court Administrator

Marion McElroy
Senior Director
Build Mobile

Jamey Roberts
Senior Director
Neighborhood Development

Laura Byrne Deputy Director of Communications
Marty Carrell Executive Assistant to the Mayor
Karen Williamson Executive Assistant to the Chief of Staff