County Administrator, Franklin County
Kenneth N. Wilson was appointed County Administrator in January 2015. As County Administrator, the highest unelected post in county government, Mr. Wilson leads 14 county agencies with more than 1,400 employees and oversees the County’s annual $1.8 Billion budgeting process for 35 agencies to ensure Franklin County remains one of the finest, best-governed counties in the nation. Mr. Wilson was hired in 2005 as Director for the County’s Office of Management and Budget. In 2010, Mr. Wilson was elevated to the role of Deputy County Administrator for Resource Management, overseeing several agencies including Job and Family Services, the County’s largest social service agency. Mr. Wilson was again promoted to County Administrator in January 2015.