Rutherford County Assessor of Property, Rob Mitchell, was awarded the 2015 Middle Tennessee Assessor of the Year Award before the Tennessee Association of Assessing Officers during the Winter Meeting on December 3, 2015. The award was presented on behalf of the Tennessee Association of Assessing Officers by the 2015 President, Scott Buckingham.
"The Tennessee Association of Assessing Officers proudly recognizes Rob Mitchell for exemplifying the highest standards of professionalism, service and leadership as Assessor of Property for Rutherford County and name him as Middle Tennessee Assessor of the Year for 2015," said 2015 Tennessee Association of Assessing Officers President Scott Buckingham.
Will Denami, Executive Director of the Tennessee Association of Assessing Officers, said "Rob Mitchell has transformed the Rutherford County Assessor's office and is deserving to be recognized for his hard work. Rob has risen to the challenge many times over the last four years and continues to spend each and everyday looking for new and innovative ways to serve as Assessor of Property in Rutherford County. Rob hit the ground running on day one and has not missed a step or lost any steam. I look for Rob to continue to find innovative solutions and bring best practices to his office."
"First, I want to say thank you, we have an outstanding team in the Rutherford County Assessor's office. We have dedicated professionals who treat people fairly and are committed to transparency and efficiency. I am fortunate to have the opportunity to serve the people of Rutherford County as the Assessor of Property and I remember that each day as I walk into the office. We strive each day to serve the taxpayers of Rutherford County in the best possible manner and that applies to all facets of our operations. I will never stop trying to improve our operations and customer satisfaction. With the professional team we have assembled, I believe we will continue to raise the bar in Rutherford County. Thank you, "said Rob Mitchell, Rutherford County Assessor of Property.
The TNAAO is a professional organization composed of the elected officials serving as Assessors of Property in Tennessee's 95 counties. Headquartered in Nashville, the TNAAO's purpose is to work on behalf of the people of our great state to ensure fairness and uniformity in statutes regarding the assessment of property, as well as to promote excellence through best practices and professionalism among those charged with this vital task.