David Ellis was hired in February 2012 as Charlottesville's assistant city manager. He will leave the position in March 2015 to become Deputy County manager in Wake County, North Carolina. 
Ellis received an undergraduate degree from James Madison University in 1989 and graduated from George Mason University public administration program. Since 2004, he has been assistant to the Fairfax County executive. 
- ↑ Web. Raleigh utilities director is leaving for Texas, Raleigh News and Observer, February 20, 2015, retrieved February 23, 2015.
- ↑ Web. City Hires New Assistant City Manager, City of Charlottesville, February 27, 2012, retrieved February 28, 2012.