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Ruffin Hall
 Ruffin Hall, Assisant City Manager












Assistant City Manager Ruffin Hall
Ruffin Hall is responsible for developing policies that guide and manage the growth of the City. This involves coordination of the Transportation Focus Area including planning, transportation, land use and economic development initiatives. He also serves as liaison for the City Manager’s Office to Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS), Charlotte Department of Transportation, Engineering & Property Management and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department and is the staff resource for City Council Committees that advance the focus areas of Transportation and Planning.

Hall joined the City of Charlotte in 2001 as Assistant Budget & Evaluation Director in the City Manager’s Office. He was appointed Interim Director and named Director in 2002. In this role, Hall was responsible for the development and oversight of the City’s annual operating budget and five-year capital investment plan.
He began his public service career in 1995 as a management auditor with the City of Wilmington, North Carolina, and in 1998 became assistant to the town manager of Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

He received a master’s degree in public administration and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a graduate of the Senior Executive Institute through the University of Virginia and the Senior Executives in State and Local Government program through Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. Hall is also a graduate of the Public Executive Leadership Academy through the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Government.

Hall is a member of the International City/County Management Association and the North Carolina City and County Management Association. He is also a member of the North Carolina Local Government Budget Association.

He lives in Charlotte with his wife, Cynthia, and three children, Abby, Maggie and Thomas.
Experience
  • Assistant City Manager – City of Charlotte (2012 - present)
  • Budget and Evaluation Director – City of Charlotte (2002 – 2011)
  • Assistant Budget and Evaluation Director – City of Charlotte – (2001 – 2002)
  • Senior Budget and Management Analyst – City of Durham, NC (1999 – 2001)
  • Assistant to Town Manager – Town of Chapel Hill, NC (1998 – 1999)
Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Graduate of the Senior Executive Institute through the University of Virginia
  • Graduate of the Senior Executives in State and Local Government program through Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government
  • Graduate of the Public Executive Leadership Academy through the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Government
Membership/Affiliation
  • International City/County Management Association
  • North Carolina City and County Management Association
  • North Carolina Local Government Budget Association
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill MPA Alumni Association