CHESAPEAKE – During a Circuit Court ceremony today, Frank King was sworn in as only the 4th Commissioner of the Revenue in Chesapeake’s 54 year history. King assumed the office from the Honorable Ray A. Conner, who retires effective today after 34 years of service. Chesapeake Circuit Court Chief Judge Randall Smith conducted the swearing-in ceremony, with Conner assisting.
A Certified Public Account, King joined the City in 1988 as a business tax auditor. He was appointed Chief Deputy Commissioner of the Revenue in 1997, a position he held until today’s swearing-in. King graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and Accounting, and holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the College of William and Mary.
King is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Virginia Association of Assessing Officers, and the Virginia Association of Local Tax Auditors, among other professional organizations. His term as Commissioner of the Revenue runs until December 31, 2017.