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Public Invited to Meet the Finalists for Charlotte City Manager

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Kim McMillan, 704-336-2643

Catherine Bonfiglio, 704-336-4936

Residents of Charlotte are invited to meet the final three candidates for Charlotte City Manager at a public reception and forum on Wednesday, February 20 at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center (CMGC), 600 E. Fourth Street. Free parking will be available at the adjacent Davidson Street deck. 

The event includes a reception in the CMGC lobby beginning at 5:30 p.m., followed by sessions at 6:30 p.m., where the public can meet in smaller groups with the finalists. The candidates' profiles, biographies, and information about the City will be available to all attendees.

The three finalists for Charlotte City Manager are:

  • Ron Carlee
    Chief Operating Officer, International City/County Management Association (ICMA)

    Ron Carlee has served as the COO for ICMA since 2009. Carlee manages day-to-day operations and leads strategy and operational efforts to support local government managers in the U.S. and internationally. Prior to his work with ICMA, Carlee served as the County Manager for Arlington County, Virginia from 2001 to 2009.
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  • Ruffin Hall
    Assistant City Manager, City of Charlotte

    Ruffin Hall has served as an Assistant City Manager since 2012. He is responsible for developing policies that guide and manage the growth of the City including planning, transportation, land use, and economic development initiatives. He joined the City in 2001 and was appointed Budget and Evaluation Director in 2002, a position he held until being selected as an Assistant City Manager.
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  • Ron Kimble
    Deputy City Manager, City of Charlotte

    Ronald R. (Ron) Kimble joined the City of Charlotte in 2000 as an Assistant City Manager. He has served as Deputy City Manager since 2007. Kimble is responsible for economic development, redevelopment, hospitality and tourism, and intergovernmental relations for the City. Kimble joined the City of Charlotte in 2000 from Greenville, North Carolina where he served as City Manager for ten years.
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