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Jerry Cox

Management Consultant, North State Consulting Service
Jerry Cox

Jerry, a native of Hillsville, Virginia is a proud alumnus of Virginia Tech having earned a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration in 1974 and a master’s degree in Urban Affairs in 1978. Jerry had an extensive career in local government management in North Carolina and served as a city manager for several municipalities within North Carolina. He retired in 2008 and continues to remain involved as a consultant for local governments and non-profit agencies through his offices in Charlotte and Mount Airy, NC. In 2015, Jerry created the Jerry E. Cox Leadership in Local Government Scholarship to build leadership and management skills in local government and to encourage future generations to pursue careers in local public service.