County Executive Office


Winchester Hall
12 E. Church Street
Frederick, MD 21701



Name Title Email Phone
Bearden, Monica Deputy Chief Administrative Officer 301-600-1303
Cambrel, Kelly Public Affairs Specialist 301-600-2590
Depies, CPA, Lori Chief Financial Officer 301-600-1753
Edsall, Athena Administrative Analyst/Scheduling 301-600-3190
Gardner, Jan County Executive 301-600-1100
Grossnickle, Joyce Administrative Officer 301-600-1102
Harcum, Rick Chief Administrative Officer 301-600-1028
Hughes, Michael Chief Equity & Inclusion Officer 301-600-1093
Keeney, Heidi Special Assistant to the County Executive 301-600-1075
Laxton, Vivian Communications Director 301-600-1315
McCarthy, Kathan Administrative Analyst/Constituent Coordinator 301-600-6083
Blackburn Naumann, Emilee Executive Assistant to CAO, Deputy CAO, CFO 301-600-1028
Navarro, Leyda Administrative Coordinator 301-600-1100
Nusbaum, Margaret Chief of Staff 301-600-7700
Schaefer, Joy Government Affairs Director 301-600-1621
Spiegel, Janice Education and Special Initiatives Director 301-600-1622

Budget Office 

Winchester Hall
12 E Church Street
Frederick, MD 21701


Name Title Email Phone
Weaver, Kelly Budget Director 301-600-1185
Peterson, Jennifer Assistant Budget Director 301-600-1628
Kauffman, Tanya Budget Software Integrator 301-600-1693
Bartoli, Jeanne Budget Analyst III 301-600-2971
Finafrock, Lori Budget Analyst II 301-600-2990

Communications Department 

Winchester Hall
12 East Church Street
Frederick, MD 21701

Name Title Email Phone
Laxton, Vivian (She/her) Director 301-600-1315
Cambrel, Kelly Public Affairs Specialist 301-600-2590
Betts, Scott Video Services Supervisor 301-600-6003
Eckert, Chris Video Producer 301-600-6657
Mongan, John Assistant Director 301-600-6004
Rosa, Brandon Associate Video Producer 301-600-1773
Hale, Ryan Multimedia Journalist/Video Technician 301-600-1773
McCarthy, Kathan Constituent Services 301-600-6803

Office of Economic Development 

118 N. Market Street
Frederick, MD 21701

Frederick, MD 21701


Sustainability & Environmental Resources 

30 N. Market Street
Frederick, MD 21701

Name Title Email Phone
Moore, Shannon Director 301-600-1413
Ashbacher, Dawn Sustainability Program Manager 301-600-6864
Campbell, Kim Program Manager I 301-600-1996
Cliber, Suzanne Program Specialist 301-600-7414
Dorsey, Donald Project Manager IV 301-600-2952
Joiner, Jeremy Project Manager IV 301-600-1350
Nizzardi, Leann Administrative Specialist II 301-600-1416
Williamson, Linda Project Manager III 301-600-1741
Information, General Office   301-600-1416

Workforce Services 

200 Monroe Avenue
Suite 1
Frederick, MD 21701



As one of the nation's One-Stop Career Centers, Frederick County Workforce Services (FCWS) links businesses in need of qualified employees with individuals seeking employment opportunities.
For job seekers, FCWS provides comprehensive career management services, including: career assessment and vocational counseling, computer and job search seminars, assistance with resume and interview preparation, career training scholarships, and access to hundreds of current job listings through the Maryland Workforce Exchange.
For businesses, FCWS utilizes innovative strategies to help identify and achieve recruitment, retention and training goals. Services for businesses include: placement assistance, job listing opportunities, customized employee training, access to funding for training, outplacement services, use of onsite facilities, and on-the-job training programs for new hires.