Feb 142018

Pictured: Supervisor Joe Shirley, Jr.; County Manager Ryan Patterson; Chairman Alton J. Shepherd; and Supervisor
Doyel Shamley

February 13, 2018
Patterson Hired as Apache County Manager

The Apache County Board of Supervisors officially hired Ryan N. Patterson as the new Apache County Manager. This decision came today after a special Board of Supervisors meeting was held and interviews were conducted during an executive session. After the interviews were complete and the Board deliberated, Supervisor Joe Shirley, Jr. made a motion to officially hire Mr. Patterson as the Apache County Manager effective today (February 13, 2018). The motion was seconded by Supervisor Doyel Shamley. Chairman Alton J. Shepherd called for the vote, it was unanimous.

Mr. Patterson has served as the Apache County Finance Director for 11 years and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He received his bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Arizona State University and holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA).