Takoma Park City Manager Inducted Into the Marquis Who’s Who Biographical Registry

Takoma Park city manager Jamal Fox has been inducted into the Marquis Who’s Who biographical registry, officials announced.

Individuals are selected for inclusion based on their current reference value, according to a press release. The selection process considers factors such as position, notable accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field.

His career began as an executive assistant store manager for Walgreens in 2004. Fox was hired in 2010 as a Management Analyst in the City Manager’s Office for Greensboro, North Carolina. In the same year, he became an Adjunct Professor at North Carolina A&T State University. From 2011 to 2013, he worked as an Administrative Support for the City of Greensboro. In 2013, he was elected to the City Council as a representative of District 2 (Northeast Greensboro). In 2016, he served as a teen leadership and social studies teacher for Guilford County Schools.

Before becoming Takoma Park’s city manager last year, he previously served as the City Administrator in Camas, Washington. Previously, he was deputy chief of staff to the mayor of Portland, Oregon, and also served as the city’s parks property and business development manager. As city manager, Fox is responsible to the mayor and the council for the day-to-day management of city operations. His duties include preparing a budget for the mayor and council’s approval; recruiting, hiring, and supervising staff; serving as the mayor and council’s chief administrative officer; implementing mayor and council policies; and providing professional recommendations. Fox replaced Suzanne Ludlow, who announced her retirement in 2021.

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