Achievers & Accolades

City Names New Deputy Manager

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Mar 13, 2018
Thomas Moton
Wilmington city officials announced that Thomas Moton was selected as a new deputy city manager, according to a news release. 

Morton will be one of two deputy city managers who report to the city manager, replacing Richard King, who retired in December. He will begin work April 2 and will oversee several city departments, as well as major construction projects and administration of the city’s capital improvement program.
Moton has more than 20 years of local government experience, including assistant city manager positions in North Carolina, Missouri and Texas. Since 2014, he has served as assistant city manager for Rocky Mount, overseeing several areas such as parks and recreation and public works.
“The city is expected to be involved in more than $150 million in capital projects within the next five years, so we are fortunate to have someone with Thom’s experience joining us. We look forward to have him joining our team to serve our growing city," Wilmington City Manager Sterling Cheatham said in the release.
Moton received both his bachelor’s degree in business administration in 1992 and his master's degreee in public administration in 1996 from the University of North Texas.
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