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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Iredell County selects new Assistant County Manager

Joseph Pierce, Assistant County Manager


CONTACT: Beth Jones, County Manager


Iredell County is pleased to announce Joseph Pierce has been selected as the new Assistant County Manager with an anticipated start date of December 10, 2018.

Pierce is a graduate of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill with a Master’s degree in Public Administration as well as a Master’s degree in Management from Liberty University.  He has a strong background in North Carolina Municipal Management and is leaving his post as the Town Manager of Burgaw, NC to join the Iredell County Team.  He has extensive knowledge in public safety and local government management and is a proven leader.      

Beth Jones – “Joseph will be an amazing asset to Iredell County.  His passion for public service and his common sense approach will be a great addition to our team as we strive to ensure Iredell County is a premier place to live, work and raise a family.” 

Joseph Pierce – "I am looking forward to assuming my new role as Assistant County Manager and the opportunities of that position. I am honored to be given the chance to serve the citizens of Iredell County in this capacity and look forward to relocating with my wife and children and making a positive impact on the economy and the quality of life this community."

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