Hall County Tax Commissioner Darla Eden has appointed Richard Steele as Chief Deputy Tax Commissioner of Hall County. Steele served as Tax Commissioner in Gwinnett County from 2011-2020, Chief Deputy Tax Commissioner prior to 2011 and has experience in various management capacities in the office.
“We are excited to bring Richard on board with us, as he brings a wealth of industry knowledge and hands-on expertise to our office. Our shared vision for increased efficiency and leveraging technology are invaluable as we manage and navigate in a growing, multi-cultural and dynamic county. Having him on our team makes us so much stronger for the future. His heart for service will truly be an asset to the citizens of Hall County,” said Eden.
Steele will serve as operations manager for the Hall County Tax Commissioner’s Office, and, as outlined by Georgia law, is authorized to assume the role of Tax Commissioner in the event of a vacancy.
“It is truly an honor to serve the citizens of Hall County. I am excited to be part of a team whose main focus is bringing effective, efficient services to citizens. My family and I are looking forward to living in Hall County and getting involved in this energetic and welcoming community,” said Steele.
Steele is a graduate of the University of Georgia and Truett-McConnell College. He began his new role July 1.