Betty Burrell is a former director of finance for Albemarle County. She served in the position from June 13, 2011 until her retirement at the end of 2017.  She is retiring and will leave office effective January 1, 2018.  
Burrell received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Averett University in Danville, Virginia, and a Master of Science in Administration with concentration in Public Administration from Central Michigan University in Pleasantville, Michigan. 
From 2007 until working for Albemarle, Burrell was been chief financial officer for Portsmouth, Virginia, and was previously director of finance for Fort Lauderdale, Florida, deputy director of finance for Richmond, and county treasurer in New Kent, Virginia.
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- Web. Albemarle County Director of Finance Announces Retirement, Effective January 1, 2018, Press Release, Albemarle County, June 15, 2017, retrieved July 23, 2017.
- Web. Albemarle finance chief Burrell to retire in Jan., Staff reports, Daily Progress, Berkshire Hathaway, June 15, 2021, retrieved June 25, 2021.