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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, October 4, 2013

The City of Charlotte learned today that Assistant City Manager Ruffin Hall has been selected as the next City Manager for the City of Raleigh.
 
“On behalf of the City of Charlotte, we wish Ruffin and his family all of the best and thank him for his service to this organization and community,” says Charlotte Mayor Patsy Kinsey.
 
Ruffin Hall has had an illustrious 12-year career at the City of Charlotte. He joined the City of Charlotte in 2001 as Assistant Budget & Evaluation Director in the City Manager’s Office. He was then appointed Interim Director and named Director in 2002, where he was responsible for development and oversight of the City’s annual operating budget and five-year capital investment plan as well as providing policy and management analysis, coordination of the City Council business agenda, and implementation and measurement of the City’s strategic planning process.
 
In January 2012, he was promoted to Assistant City Manager where he served as liaison for the City Manager’s Office to Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS), Charlotte Department of Transportation, Engineering & Property Management and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department. He was also the staff resource for City Council committees that advance the focus areas of transportation and planning.
 
City Manager Ron Carlee states: “Ruffin’s extensive knowledge and commitment to professional and ethical local government will make him an outstanding City Manager.”
 
Ruffin’s last day with the City of Charlotte will be Friday, November 1.