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Shane Fox
courtesy of Gary Herman, Alexander County Public Information Officer

Alexander County Announces New County Manager

The Alexander County Board of Commissioners has announced that Shane Fox will serve as the next county manager. The Board voted to appoint Mr. Fox at their meeting yesterday (April 17). He’ll begin in that position on June 7.

Mr. Fox, who grew up in the Dudley Shoals area, currently serves as the Town Manager for Blowing Rock where he oversees a $16-million budget and all city operations with 120 total employees. He is a graduate of Caldwell Community College and Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Accounting.

Mr. Fox has over eight years in North Carolina public sector management and over 14 years in private sector finance consulting. He has served as an auditor at Martin Starnes and as C.F.O. and Deputy County Manager in Cleveland County.