Laura Neely

Title: Town Manager

Laura Neely was hired in June of 2012 as the Town Finance Officer. After serving as finance officer for six years, she was promoted to Town Manager in September of 2018.

Laura serves at the pleasure of the Board of Commissioners and acts as the administrative head of the town. As Town Manager, Laura oversees all town operations and personnel and works with department heads to solve problems. She prepares and administers the annual budget, seeks and administers grants, and works with citizens to solve community issues. Laura also ensures town operations are conducted in an efficient, ethical, and transparent manner while remaining compliant with state and federal regulations.

Laura has a Bachelor's Degree in Finance and is currently obtaining her Master's of Public Administration through UNC Pembroke. 

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