Mauldin City Council appointed Rebecca Vance to serve as the Interim City Administrator for the next four months during its July 5, 2022 meeting. Vance will take over the responsibilities of former City Administrator Brandon Madden until a permanent City Administrator is named later this year. Vance is responsible for performing high level administrative work under the direction of City Council and exercising supervision over municipal employees.
“Rebecca has served as a leader in many towns and counties across South Carolina and will provide continuity and stability over the coming months,” said City of Mauldin Mayor Terry Merritt. “We are lucky to have her at the helm during this transition.”
Vance comes to the City with more than 20 years of experience in government management. She is the owner of Vance, LLC, a consulting firm that specializes in local government management and planning. She has served as Town Administrator for the Town of Summerville, S.C., Deputy County Administrator for Community Services for Dorchester County, City Manager for the City of Cayce, City Administrator for the City of Manning, and Town Administrator for the Town of Summerton.
In addition, she serves on the South Carolina City-County Manager’s Association Board as the past president. She is also a certified planner with the American Institute of Certified Planners and a credentialed manager with the International City-County Management Association.
“I’m honored to have the opportunity to work with the City of Mauldin in this capacity,” said Vance. “I’m excited to work closely with City Council and the dedicated City employees to continue delivering excellent public services and making Mauldin a great place for all who live and work here.”
Vance received her bachelor’s degree in geography from the University of South Carolina and earned a master’s degree in public administration from College of Charleston. Additionally, she is a graduate of the South Carolina Economic Development Institute, Leadership South Carolina, Buckley School of Public Speaking and the Furman Institute’s Diversity Leadership Fellows program.