By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN
LACONIA — Wesley Anderson, a resident of the city, has been hired as the director of Public Works, succeeding Paul Moynihan, who is retiring this week.
Anderson served in the United States Army for 25 years, retiring with the rank of lieutenant colonel. During his career, he was public works director at several large military installations, both at home and abroad. Since leaving the Army, he has served as public works director in the village of Lombard Illinois, a town of 44,000, from 2001 to 2007; and in the city of Greenville, North Carolina, with a population of 82,000, from 2007 to 2012. Since 2012, he has been director of central fleet management for the city of Manchester, overseeing department of 27 employees and maintaining a fleet of 500 vehicles.
A registered professional engineer, Anderson earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical and oceanic engineering at the University of Rhode Island and a master's degree in construction at Southern Polytechnic University.
Myers said Anderson brings 35 years of diverse professional experience to the position. He will begin work with the city on Aug. 15.
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