WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Wilmington Mayor James Baker says Laura Papas has been named the director of the city's finance department.
Papas was named acting finance director in January, following the resignation of James Jones. She has worked for the city's finance department for 32 years, serving in a number of different roles.
Baker, in a statement released on Monday, praised Papas for her management skills and for her "complete dedication" to the department's mission of serving citizens.