City Manager Kim Foster
Kim Foster, a native of Paris, began working for the City of Paris as the City’s Finance Director in March, 2011. For the past year she has served in the capacity of Finance Director/Assistant City Manager. On May 4, Ms. Foster replaced former City Manager Carl Holder upon his retirement. Kim grew up in Paris and graduated from Murray State University. She is married to Brian Foster, also a native of Paris. Kim and Brian have two sons, Nathan and Harrison. Ms. Foster will have the distinction of being the first female to serve the City of Paris as City Manager.
Finance Director Traci Pillow
Traci Pillow was promoted from Assistant Finance Director to Finance Director to replace Ms. Foster. Traci grew up and attended school in Paris. She graduated from Volunteer State. After living for a period of time in Hendersonville, Tennessee, Traci returned to Paris in 2009. She began working with the City of Paris that same year.
Chief Account Clerk Kendall Mitchell
Additionally, Kendall Mitchell was hired in April as Chief Accounting Officer, filling the vacancy left by Ms. Pillow. Kendall is a native of Henry County, she has three children. She graduated from Bethel University in McKenzie, Tennessee.