Director of Business License
Becki Ard has worked in the Business License Department for the City of Sumter since January 1987. She has worked as the Business License Supervisor and was later promoted to Director of Business License in 2004. She is responsible for overseeing the implementation, development and enforcement of a Business License Ordinance for the City of Sumter as well as the County which was introduced and passed in 1990.
Before her work in the Business License Department she worked for three years as a Supervisor in the Water Department. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration/Marketing from Winthrop University in May of 1983. She also received her Master Business License (MBL) designation from the Municipal Association of South Carolina in 2007.