On June 25th the Newport News City Council announced James M. Bourey as the new city manager. Bourey will be replacing former City Manager Neil Morgan who retired in May.
“With over 35 years of public service experience, Jim will complement our remarkable team of City employees,” said Newport News Mayor McKinley Price.
Bourey will be leaving his job as Director of Corporate Development with Elliot David, an account/financial service in Greenville, South Carolina. From 2004 to 2010 Bourey served in many positions in Greenville, one of which includes City Manager.
Before working in Greenville, Bourey served in many senior management positions in cities in California, Minnesota, and Florida.
Bourey has his bachelor’s degree in Environmental Design from North Carolina State University, and has two master’s degrees from Washington University in St. Louis, in Urban Design and in Architecture.