Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson has named his finance director, Sharon Dumas, to be his interim chief of staff.

Dumas, who has been finance director since Jackson took office in 2006, will serve until the city conducts a search for a permanent replacement to Ken Silliman, who retired in June.

“I appointed Sharon Dumas as the interim chief of staff because of her demonstrated leadership, dedication, and commitment to the people of Cleveland,” Jackson said in a news release. “Through her position as…