Greensboro Metropolis Supervisor David Parrish is stepping down in June

GREENSBORO, NC (WGHP) – Greensboro City Manager David Parrish announced that he will be stepping down effective June 30 after having worked in Greensboro for nearly nine years, including three as City Manager, according to a Greensboro City press release .

“Working as the city administrator in my hometown of Greensboro has been the greatest honor of my career,” said Parrish. “This organization is strong. We have the right people in the right places and we are moving in the right direction. I am very excited about the opportunities this city has to offer. ”

During his tenure with the city, Parrish led efforts to improve infrastructure, including water resources, roads, and city buildings.

He also helped guide the city through the tornado that hit east Greensboro in 2018 and currently the COVID-19 pandemic. Parrish also hired the current police and fire chiefs.

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“David Parrish has done a number of impressive projects while in town. Under his leadership, the city has increased its affordable housing stock, upgraded our water infrastructure system and taken much-needed leadership on economic development issues, ”said Vaughan, Greensboro Mayor. “Additionally, during this extremely critical time, David helped the city become a model for justice and inclusion efforts. We will miss his exceptional leadership and we wish him well in his future endeavors. “

Parrish manages the day-to-day operations of 3,200 employees along with four deputy city administrators and more than 20 department heads.

The city’s human resources department will conduct a national search in the coming weeks. Greensboro City Council will hire Parrish’s replacement.

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