City of Piedmont Finance and Human Resources Director Mark Bichsel announced today that he will retire from his position with the City effective February 2013.
Mr. Bichsel, a Certified Public Accountant, worked both in the public and private sectors before being hired by the City in 1992. Over his years with Piedmont, he has brought increased professionalism to the Finance Department. “My greatest achievement as director has been to assemble such a qualified and competent Finance and Human Resources staff,” said Mr. Bichsel.
“The City of Piedmont has benefited tremendously from Mark’s service over the past 20 years. We have been extremely lucky to have such a competent and talented individual as Finance / Human Resources Director for all these years,” said City Administrator Geoffrey L. Grote. “I wish him the best in his retirement.”
Mr. Bichsel will remain with the City until February of 2013 and recruitment for a new Finance / Human Resources Director will likely commence in the fall of 2012.