WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (NEWS RELEASE) — Timothy W. Owens has been hired to fill the position that has been vacant since the retirement of the former town manager Bob Simpson in October.
Mr. Owens, who was unanimously endorsed, will begin his new position on Tuesday, January 8, 2013. He brings to Wrightsville Beach a diverse background in operations, management, government, finance, and comprehensive knowledge of coastal issues.
Mr. Owens previously served as the Town Manager for Carolina Beach for six and a half years. He has a Bachelor of Science from East Carolina University and a Masters from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
In addition to his outstanding leadership and management skills, the Board of Aldermen was impressed with his dedication to public service and his genuine commitment to the communities in which he has served.
The Town will host a reception for the public to meet Mr. Owens on January 10, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. in the Conference Room of Town Hall.