Deputy State Auditor Kevin Phelps will leave Olympia to join Pierce County as deputy Pierce County executive beginning Jan. 26. He will be a member of County Executive Pat McCarthy’s administrative team of executive directors.
Phelps served on the Tacoma City Council from 1998 to 2005 where he worked with Sound Transit and chaired the Tacoma/Pierce County Health Department. Recently he owned and operated the Landmark Convention Center in Tacoma. He sold the center in August 2008. Phelps has worked in the State Auditor’s office for the past 14 months.
Phelps lives in Lakewood with his wife Lynda.