A Bothell native, Chris Bothwell will take the helm as the City’s Finance Director on April 29. Bothwell brings nearly 20 years of experience in accounting and finance. He currently serves as the Director of Finance and Administrative Services at the City of Lake Forest Park.
“I grew up in Bothell so serving the community I grew up in is pretty exciting,” Bothwell said.
Bothwell has held a director-level position at Lake Forest Park since 2014. Prior to that, he was Finance Division Manager for the City of Bellevue.
A Certified Public Accountant, Bothwell has a B.S. in Accounting from Central Washington University and completed the University of Washington, Evans School of Public Affairs Public Financial Leadership Academy.