Montrose, CO – Rob Joseph, who joined the City of Montrose as an intern through the Colorado Department of Local Affairs’ Best and Brightest Program in January 2012, has decided to take time away from the City effective June 28, 2018. Rob brought a wealth of private sector business savvy, sales, and marketing experience, as well as several advanced degrees to the City organization, and was promoted to the position of Assistant City Manager in 2013.
“Rob has served the Montrose community well over the past 6 years and we appreciate the energy and passion he brought to our team. Rob was instrumental in the creation of the City’s Office of Business and Tourism (OBT) and has formed a team of highly skilled professionals who have brought the Montrose brand and nationwide reputation to new heights”, said City Manager Bill Bell.
Rob has received many accolades during his service as Assistant City Manager that attest to his level of dedication and skill, including the Manager's Excellence in Service Award in 2016 and the Colorado City and County Management Association’s Assistant City Manager of the Year award in 2017.
Rob accomplishments at the OBT are particularly noteworthy, having been involved in the foundational development of the department since its inception. Under his direction, the Visit Montrose program achieved accreditation from Destinations International, in addition to his personal achievements as a Certified Destination Management Executive and member of the Destinations International Board of Directors.
The effort to hire a new Assistant City Manager has begun. Individuals interested in applying for the position are invited to view the full position description at CityofMontrose.org/Jobs. At this time, the City is taking time to examine current OBT operations before making any departmental changes.
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