Little Rock, Ark – Auditor of State Andrea Lea announced her appointment of Skot Covert to serve as her Chief of Staff.
Covert, a native of Franklin County, has served as Lea’s Communications Director for the past two years. Covert facilitated the digital advertising innovation of the Auditor’s Great Arkansas Treasure Hunt as well an overhaul of the office’s disaster response and recovery apparatus. Covert is a graduate of Arkansas Tech University and is currently enrolled at Mississippi State University.
“I’m confident in Skot’s ability to continue implementing my vision for an efficient, customer-friendly office. His experience and dedication to efficiencies and transformation have prepared him for this role,” said Lea.
Additionally, Lea promoted Melanie Wilson to manager of the Accounting and Warrants departments. Wilson previously served as Accounting Manager.
Covert and Wilson will assume their new roles on November 1. Covert will continue to manage the Auditor’s communications.