Office of the City Manager

City Manager

Randall C. Eads

Randall C. Eads is currently serving the City of Bristol, Virginia as City Manager and City Attorney. He was named City Attorney in January of 2017. He served as Interim City Manager beginning July 3, 2017 until appointed City Manager on July 1, 2018. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the Virginia Military Institute in 1999 and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Tennessee in 2002. He spent five years in the financial industry as an Investment Representative and Assistant Branch Manager of financial institutions prior to attending law school. He earned his law degree from the Mississippi College School of Law in 2007, and is licensed to practice law in Virginia, Tennessee and Mississippi. Mr. Eads has extensive work experience in the private sector and the governmental sector.

Assistant City Manager

Tamrya Spradlin

Tamrya Spradlin is serving the City of Bristol, Virginia as Assistant City Manager.  She was appointed Assistant City Manager effective May 1, 2023.  She previously served the City of Bristol, Virginia as Chief Financial Officer for over five years, beginning in March 2017.  She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Christopher Newport University.   She has been licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the Commonwealth of Virginia since October 2000.   Ms. Spradlin has over 23 years of local government work experience.   She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Virginia Government Finance Officers’ Association.

  1. Eads

    Randall Eads

    City Manager

  2. Tamrya Spradlin

    Assistant City Manager

  3. Tenille Montgomery

    Assistant to the City Manager