Lineman Nahome Retta enjoys serving the city and being able to help those in need. As a lineman, he responds to power outages, installs new line in newly developed subdivisions, and maintains and upgrades the line. He will also help other utility divisions when they require a boom truck or meter reading.
For Engineering Tech Steve Gohring, working for the City of Fulton is a way of giving back to his hometown.
For Tanglewood Public Golf Course Clubhouse Manager Maylie Holt, the greens feel like home. She started playing golf when she was 8-years-old in Columbia and sometimes played at Tanglewood in high school.
Fire Engineer Nick Inglish started volunteering at 18-years-old with the Osage Fire Protection District in Cole County. Others encouraged him to make a career of it.
Melody Craighead came to work for City of Fulton after selling the family business, Maupin Funeral Home. While the move called for a new skill set, it proved rewarding.
For Wastewater Operator Billie Jean Stallings, maintaining Fulton’s wastewater plant serves as a way to help people and the environment. Billie Jean oversees plant inspections, checking oil levels and alarms, and ensuring everything runs smoothly. Most people don’t think about what happens after they flush the toilet. However, that’s where her work begins. “I went …
After 25 years in retail management, IT Manager Michael Dilley was ready for a change. He went back to college at age 44 to obtain a degree in networking technology.
Assistant Parks and Recreation Director Tara O’Shea first got involved in recreation as a teenager when she worked as a lifeguard. It was during this time when she became passionate about water safety.
After graduating from Westminster College in 2020, Administrative Assistant Sam Schaefer became one of the first people to work at the newly-opened Legends Rec-Plex.
Robert Childs primarily works in maintenance at the Police Station and assists the solid waste division. He also fills in when needed at Legends Rec-Plex and City Hall.