SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Wednesday, June 23, 2021) - Summerville Town Council has appointed Lisa Wallace to serve as the Town of Summerville’s next town administrator. Council voted to approve her three-year employment contract at a special called council meeting on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. Wallace worked for the Town from 1996 to 2016. She served a number of roles including clerk, treasurer, assistant town administrator, director of administrative services, and special assistant to the mayor.
Wallace returns to Summerville from the City of Myrtle Beach where she served as assistant city manager. Prior to her time in Myrtle Beach, Wallace was the city manager for the City of York. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Charleston Southern University. She is a member of the South Carolina City/County Managers Association and the International City/County Management Association. She is also a past president of the South Carolina Municipal Finance Officers’, Clerks’ and Treasurers’ Association.
“Lisa’s local government experience and previous service to the Town gives myself and council a sense of familiarity as we move forward. Her qualifications, professionalism, and leadership skills prove that she’s the best person for this job. I’m proud to welcome her back to Summerville.” ~Mayor Ricky Waring
“I’m excited to be back in Summerville and grateful to council for the opportunity to serve as town administrator. I appreciate the trust and confidence in being selected for this position and will work to maintain and improve the outstanding quality of life we have in Summerville.” ~Lisa Wallace, Incoming Town Administrator
Wallace will earn a salary of $170,000 a year. She’s expected to start her duties in Summerville on July 8, 2021.