Michael Sell

Title: Deputy City Administrator
Phone: 864-416-0118
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Mike joined the City of Greer as the Assistant Administrator in July of 2007 following 11 years of service as a Management Associate and the Local Government Analyst in the Governmental Services Department of the South Carolina Appalachian Council of Governments. He previously worked in the Office of Management and Budget with the City of Greenville and as a sales and management associate with Sears, Roebuck and Co.

He received his undergraduate degree in political science from the University of South Carolina at Spartanburg in 1989 and earned his graduate degree through the joint Clemson University and University of South Carolina Master of Public Administration program in 1997.

Mike's areas of expertise focus on all aspects of local government administration including but not limited to:

  •  Administrative Alternative revenue sources
  •  Annexation
  •  Budgeting analysis
  •  Business license administration
  •  Development
  •  Fiscal policy
  •  Grants
  •  Information management issues
  •  Personnel management and policy
  •  Planning and risk management
  •  South Carolina Home Rule
  •  Strategic planning
  •  Technology

Professional Associations

  •  American Society for Public Administrators (ASPA)
  •  Municipal Association of South Carolina (MASC)
  •  South Carolina Association of Counties (SCAC)
  •  South Carolina Business Licensing Officials Association (BLOA)
  •  South Carolina City and County Management Association (SCCCMA)
  •  South Carolina Community Development Association (SCCDA)
  •  South Carolina Municipal Finance Officers, Clerks and Treasurers Association (MFOCTA)

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