Alabama finance director taking Birmingham job

Governor Robert Bentley's state finance director, Marquita Davis, is leaving for a new job in Birmingham.{} Bentley's press secretary, Jennifer Ardis, said Davis has accepted a job as executive director of the Jefferson COunty Committee of Economic Opportunity.{} She will move to her new job after the current legislative session ends later this month.{} Davis served as director of the state Department of Children's Affairs in Governor Bob Riley's Cabinet and in Bentley's Cabinet before he made her finance director in August 2011.