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City hires new HR director
The city of Fredericksburg has hired Robert F. Bell, Jr. as the new Director of Human Resources.
Bell was introduced at a City Council meeting earlier this month.
He comes to the city with 25 years experience in human resources, both in local government and private industry, according to a press release from the city.
He served for 14 years as the Director of Human Resources and Risk Manager for the city of Laurimburg in North Carolina. He’s obtained the senior professional in human resources certification from the Society of Human Resource Management and a certified professional certification from the International Public Management Assocation for Human Resources.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from North Carolina State University and a Master’s degree in public administration from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.