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The WPCOG Administrative staff lead by the Executive Director and Administrative Services & Human Resources Manager regularly conduct executive searches for our local governments to fill important and high profile positions. We have extensive experience facilitating the hiring of personnel including Town Managers, Town Administrators, Community and Regional Planners and more. This service is conducted with the highest level of integrity and confidentiality. We are available through every step of the process including: writing and distributing job announcements, reviewing incoming resumes, focusing your list of potential candidates, interviews and providing an objective and non-bias assessment of final candidates.


If your municipatlity or county needs assistant locating a qualified candidate, or assistance through any or all stages of the hiring process, please contact:


For Town, City or County Managers and Administrators

Anthony Starr, WPCOG Executive Director
828.485.4272 | anthony.starr@wpcog.org


For Department heads or other professional positions:

Ashley Bolick, WPCOG Administrative Services & Human Resources Manager
828.485.4221 | ashley.bolick@wpcog.org


The Western Piedmont Council of Governments shall serve all local government members in Alexander, Burke, Caldwell and Catawba Counties with professional, cost-effective assistance on a variety of local, regional, state and federal issues and programs.

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Telephone: ​828.322.9191

Fax: 828.322.5991

Email: jason.toney@wpcog.org
Mailing: P.O. Box 9026 | Hickory, NC 28603
Location: 1880 2nd Avenue NW
Hickory, NC 28601

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