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New town manager in Harrisburg

New town manager of Harrisburg, Bobby Williams

New town manager of Harrisburg, Bobby Williams

Bobby Williams is the new town manager in Harrisburg. He has more than 10 years of local government experience with the Town of Huntersville and been involved at every level of that organization during his tenure.  His experience covers public information, civic engagement, community and legislative affairs, HR/risk management, economic development, emergency preparedness, transportation and strategic planning.  He is also a graduate of the International City and County Management Association’s Emerging Leaders Development Program.

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In 2011, Williams was recognized as Huntersville’s employee of the year for creating Huntersville 101, the town’s citizen’s academy. Williams has a master’s degree in public affairs from UNC Greensboro and an undergraduate degree in political science and broadcast communication from Winthrop University. “We feel that Bobby Williams is an excellent choice to lead the Town of Harrisburg forward,” says Mayor Steve Sciascia. “His experience in a rapid-growth municipality bordering Charlotte will be of great benefit to our community as we continue to manage smart growth and focus on quality of life in Harrisburg.”

Williams’ first day on the job with the Town of Harrisburg will be May 2, 2016.


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