David Wilson has been appointed as the new director of operations for the city of Bristol. In this role, he will oversee the city’s engineering, utilities, and public services divisions. A certified professional engineer with more than 30 years of civil engineering experience, Wilson most recently served as a principal with Mattern & Craig, managing numerous roadway, water and wastewater, drainage, and site development projects. Prior to that, he served as an engineer and inspector for numerous state and local organizations in both Tennessee and Virginia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Virginia Tech.