CARRBORO, NC – Town Manager Richard J. White III has announced the selection of Marie Parker as the new Assistant Town Manager.
Parker brings more than 23 years of public sector experience, with her most recent position as the Executive Director for Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority (CFPTA) in Wilmington, N.C. She was formerly General Manager at GoRaleigh, prior to her advancement to CFPTA.
“Marie has extensive skills in management, operations, human resources and staff development, as well as planning, budgeting and project management,” White said. “After a national search process, I am excited to have her join the town and help lead our team of dedicated employees.”
A graduate of Poole College of Management at NC State University, Parker is a member of the International City/County Management Association and has received training in local government management from the UNC School of Government. She has one son and is an active member of the Wilmington community, serving on multiple local and statewide boards and committees.
“I look forward to joining the Town’s vibrant team,” Parker said. “As a lifelong resident of the Triangle, I am delighted to return to the area and especially to Carrboro, which has an energizing culture and charm, and innovative community vision.”
Marie Parker’s first day in her new role will be June 5, 2023.