Jefferson County, Alabama

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Jefferson County Announces New Deputy County Manager and Promotes from Within for Director of General Services

The Jefferson County Commission approved two new management hires and one promotion this week.

Dave Strahl joins Jefferson County as the new Deputy County Manager. He comes from Illinois where he served at Interim Village Manager of Schiller Park. Strahl has more than 30 years experience inworking with municipal governments of all sizes. He has led strategic planning initiatives, directed human resource system initiatives, and specializes inleading teams through continuous process improvement. Strahl is a graduate of the Civic Leader Institute, holds a Master of Public Administration in Urban Management from Northern Illinois University in De Kalb, IL, and a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Manchester College in North Manchester, IN.

Trisha Hill is promoted to Director of General Services having served as Deputy Director for five years. She has more than 20years of leadership and expertise in property management and as deputy director implemented programs and systems to advance staff development and improve processes. She has managed real estate capital improvement projects and led initiatives to increase efficiencies throughout the 3.8 million square foot Jefferson County real estate portfolio. Prior to joining the County Hill served as a property management professional for two Fortune 500 companies and one of the largest real estate firms in the country. She has a Master’s in Business Administration from Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Distribution from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. 

Bill Parker has been selected as the new Deputy Director of General Services. Parker has over 20years experience in building and construction facilities management and maintenance. He has worked in the Birmingham area for companies like Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, Capstone Real Estate Investments, Kemp Management Solutions and Hoar Program Management. Parker holds a bachelor’s degree from Troy University in Resource Management and is a LEED accredited professional by the US Green Building Council. He’s also a US Navy veteran having served six years of active duty on the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower nuclear aircraft carrier and six years in the US Navy reserves.