BLOWING ROCK HAS A NEW TOWN MANAGER

April 26, 2019

BLOWING ROCK COUNCIL CHOOSES SHANE FOX TO BE NEW TOWN MANAGER

The Town of Blowing Rock has chosen Cleveland County Assistant Manager and Chief Financial Officer Shane Fox to be Town Manager starting June 3, 2019.  Fox, a native of Granite Falls and a former Executive Director of the High Country Council of Governments,  spent fifteen years in public accounting after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a major in accounting  from Appalachian State University. He left public accounting to join the Finance Department of Cleveland County.  The forty year old Fox, his wife Jennifer and three children will be moving from Shelby to Blowing Rock within the next few weeks.  Fox’s starting salary will be $ 100,000/yr. He replaces Interim Manager Jim Freeman who will continue to consult with Fox over the next several months.

George Wilcox

Blowing Rock Civic Association

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