The City of Davis announced it had hired a new finance director, Elena Adair. Ms. Adair is currently the Director of Finance for the city of Alameda, Calif. where she has served for the last five years. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Public Finance Officer. Ms. Adair will start her position on March 16. Nitish Sharma was the previous Finance Director. He left his position in October of last year.