County Manager

George A. Wood

224 East Walnut Street
PO Box 227
Goldsboro, NC  27530
Phone: (919)731-1435
Fax: (919)731-1446
Email:
county.manager@waynegov.com

EDUCATION:
 
BS in Political Science, Magna Cum Laude, 1974, Georgia Southern University,
Statesboro, Georgia 
 
Master of Public Administration degree with an urban management concentration, 1978, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

Graduate of the Municipal Administration Course (160 Hours), 1988, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Graduate of the Local Government Leadership Program, 1995, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville
 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND ASSOCIATIONS:

 

June, 2014--Present
County Manager of Wayne County,
North Carolina

 

February, 2014--May, 2014
Interim County Manager of Wayne County, North Carolina

 

July, 2013--May, 2014
Partner in McSwain, Wood, Tallent, and Clifton, LLC

 

March, 2008--June, 2013
County Manager of Lincoln County,
North Carolina

 

Oct., 2000--February, 2008 
First City Manager of Statesboro, Georgia

 

April, 1994--Sept, 2000
First City Manager of Cleveland, Tennessee

May, 1988--March, 1994
First City Manager of Kings Mountain, North Carolina

Dec., 1982--April, 1988
Manager, Village of Pinehurst,
North Carolina