David Armstrong - Chief Operations Officer
Chief Operations Officer
Serving Since: 2006
Duties/Responsibilities: The main function of the COO is to insure that all policies and directives of the Mayor and City Council are carried out. The COO is also responsible for general oversight and management of all city operations.
Education and Experience:
B.A. in Political Science, Mississippi State University
M.S.S. in Political Science, Mississippi State University
J.D., University of Mississippi
Mayor, City of Natchez, 1988-1992
County Administrator, DeSoto County, MS, 1999-2004
County Manager, Forsyth County, GA, 2004
Family: Two sons – William and Canon
Interests/Hobbies: Walking and reading
Vision Statement: My vision is to see Columbus prosper and grow, to continue our state- recognized efforts in demolishing delapidated properties, to reduce and/or eliminate all areas of blight in the city,to ensure that Columbus is a safe place to live, work and raise a family, to upgrade all of our infrastructure needs, and to focus on quality of life developments for all of our citizens.