County Administrator

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    Sharon D. Subadan

    County Administrator

    Overview

    The County Administrator is the top non-elected official in County government, with all departments under the Board of Commissioners reporting to the position.

    Biography

    Mrs. Sharon D. Subadan began her role as County Administrator for Douglas County on Monday, April 19, 2021.


    Recognized as a highly skilled manager and a dynamic senior executive, Mrs. Subadan brings a proven track record of success in building effective teams, creating opportunities for growth, and implementing fiscally responsible budgets.


    Mrs. Subadan’s career in public service spans over 30-years with a wealth of knowledge and experience with Miami-Dade County, Florida, Montgomery County, Maryland, Hillsborough County (Tampa), Florida, and Albany, Georgia.


    Her government leadership roles have been with budgets exceeding $4.4 billion, employee counts of more than 4,200, and populations up to 1.4 million residents with a record of achievement that shows groundbreaking and advancement of progressive improvement initiatives.


    Previously serving as the City Manager of Albany since 2015, Mrs. Subadan served a population of close to 74,000 people with 1,174 employees and successfully managed a budget of $290.3 million.


    She is the Southwest District Regional Director for the Georgia City & County Managers Association (GCCMA) and serves on several Georgia Municipal Association committees. She brings a wealth of knowledge on finances having served as Treasurer for the Albany Economic Development Commission and Secretary/Treasurer for the Albany Convention & Visitors Bureau.


    Mrs. Subadan has a master’s degree from The George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree from Trinity International University. She is an International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Credentialed Manager, a Certified Public Manager and a Lean Six-Sigma Black belt who is passionate about servant leadership in the public space.


    She and her husband Carl have three sons, two of whom live in the Atlanta metro area with their wives, and a 6-year old grandson.