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Leland Selects Hollis as New Town Manager

10/21/2011 3:31:09 PM


Leland Selects Hollis as New Town Manager

Press Contact: Carol Ann Floyd

LELAND – The Town of Leland is pleased to announce that David A. Hollis has accepted the position of town manager effective November 1, 2011. The Leland Town Council announced the appointment during its regular meeting on October 20, 2011.

Mr. Hollis holds both a BS and Masters of Civil Engineering from North Carolina State University and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He has extensive experience as a licensed engineer (PE), working both in the private and public sectors in southeastern North Carolina over the years in a variety of capacities including senior project manager for a private engineering firm, owner of his own firm, Hollis Engineering, chief project engineer for New Hanover County and Water Resources Superintendent-Plant Manager for Brunswick County. A longtime Leland resident, Mr. Hollis has remained involved with the community and the Town. He serves as the chairman of the Planning Board and as a member of the Leland Code Rewrite Committee.

Mr. Hollis will begin work on November 1, 2011. He will receive an annual salary of $95,000 and will receive a $300 monthly vehicle allowance. He will succeed William B. Farris, who will retire on December 16 after more than five years of service to the Town and 30+ years of municipal experience.

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