The Springfield City Council Tuesday chose Richard Ollis, an insurance company CEO, to fill the General Seat D post.
The seat became vacant after the April election of councilmen Ken McClure as mayor.
Ollis, 56, is the CEO of Ollis/Akers/Arney, where he serves a risk and insurance advisor. The company, according to its website, is Springfield’s largest independent insurance agency.
Ollis was chosen among five other candidates that council had interviewed for the post.