Wade Creswell, County Executive

Title, Authority, and Responsibility

The County Executive is the chief financial officer of the county. He is sometimes referred to as fiscal agent. In recent years some counties have changed the title to County Mayor. Whether County Executive or County Mayor, chief financial official or fiscal agent, the authority and duties remain the same, that being financial management.


  • He signs or co-signs all county checks.
  • He may examine the accounts of the county officers to verify each item of expenditure or revenue.
  • He audits all claims for money against the county.
  • He has a strong role in the budgetary process and presents the consolidated budget for each fiscal year to the county budget committee and to the county legislative body.
  • He or a designated representative serves as a nonvoting, ex officio member of each committee of the county legislative body and of each board, commission or authority of the county government.

Important Info

Roane County Executive’s Office

P.O. Box 643
Kingston, TN 37763

Phone: 865-376-5578
Fax: 865-717-4215
Email: wade.creswell@roanecountytn.gov

Office Staff:

Bonnie Angus
Administrative Assistant
Email: bonnie.angus@roanecountytn.gov

Mike Beard
Project Manager
Email: mike.beard@roanecountytn.gov

Lindsey Stevens
Executive Assistant
Email: lindsey.stevens@roanecountytn.gov

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