Worcester Names New Budget Officer

Yesterday, the Worcester County Commissioners announced the appointment of Candace Savage as the new budget officer.

Savage has previously served in a number of roles including most recently as agency budget specialist with the Wicomico County Health Department. She will bring 16 years of accounting experience to Worcester County Government.

“I would like to thank the Commissioners for this opportunity,” Savage said. “I hope to use my accounting and business background to promote fiscal responsibility for Worcester County.”

According to a press release:

In addition to her professional accomplishments, Savage resides in Worcester County with her husband and two sons. She will take over for Kathy Whited who will retire in September 2021 following 23 years of service to WCG.

In her role as budget officer, Savage will help assure the accountability and effectiveness of WCG by providing efficient, innovative services, public policy analysis, and financial expertise in support of all departments, including preparing, appropriating, monitoring, and analyzing the budget, reviewing revenue projections and assessment. She will also assist in the development of investment strategies, and collaborate with the Treasurer’s Office to prepare the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and any other financial documentation for the annual audit and bond financing.

For more information view the full press release.