will start April 4 and make $85,320 annually.
Crouse previously has worked as the chief financial officer and business manager of the Stark County Board of Developmental Disabilities and as the financial controller for the nonprofit organization Weaver Industries, which focuses on providing adults with disabilities with job training and opportunities for employment.
He has lived in Stark County 50 years and graduated from Sandy Valley High School, his application to the city shows.
He earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Akron.
was the best by way of experience," Bernabei said, adding that he comes to Canton "very highly recommended."
Bernabei interviewed Crouse with the help of DiRuzza and Chris Nichols, who is the county's director of management and budget.
then came to the office on a Saturday to work with DiRuzza before Bernabei offered him the job.