May 19, 2020: Hillsborough County Commissioners have voted to appoint Bonnie Wise, Assistant County Administrator and Chief Financial Administrator, as the county’s next Administrator. She will replace Mike Merrill, who is set to retire on June 30. Wise joined the county in 2011, serving eight years as its chief financial officer. Bonnie holds a Master’s of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, both from the University of Florida. She replaces Merrill, who became administrator in 2010, replacing Pat Bean.