When Jessica Leys walked into the interview in the fall of 2019 she was hoping to take a recreation administrator job in the Anne Arundel Recreation and Parks Department. After more than two decades in county government — the last 15 in the Budget Office —Leys wanted a change of pace. A physically active person in her personal life, she sought to channel her energy and enthusiasm toward a job that would keep her outdoors rather than behind a desk.
New county rec and parks head learned on the job during COVID pandemic
May 3, 2021