Randy Harrington became Holly Springs’ town manager in August 2018 after 11 years with the City of Charlotte, where he served in roles as Budget & Evaluation director and later as chief financial officer and director of Management & Financial Services prior to joining the Town of Holly Springs.
Before joining the City of Charlotte, he worked for the City of Concord as budget and performance manager and as budget and management analyst.
Harrington earned a bachelor’s degree in political science with minors in economics and criminal justice from Nebraska Wesleyan University. He also attained a master’s degree in public administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Harrington is a graduate of the Municipal and County Administration course at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the Public Executive Leadership Academy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the LEAD Program at the University of Virginia. He has also achieved Credentialed Manager certification from the International City/County Management Association - the association's highest professional certification level.
The Town of Holly Springs employs two assistant town managers – Daniel Weeks, who has served in this role since 2015, and J. Scott Chase, who began with the Town in 2019.