Brian Haney, Assistant County Manager for Harnett County, has successfully completed the Leading for Results program at the UNC School of Government as a Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU) Fellow. Haney was among 26 individuals from across North Carolina identified as critical leaders in their local government and was selected in a competitive process from among 150 applicants to the program. Haney completed the program on October 18, 2019.
The Leading for Results program focuses on personal and organizational leadership. Participants were introduced to models of leadership as well as management and leadership tools and strategies. LGFCU Fellows had the opportunity to gain insight into their individual leadership styles and strengths and practice ways to increase their effectiveness within their organizations.
Haney has been with Harnett County since 2014 and has been in the role of Assistant County Manager since July 2018 after previously serving as the County’s Director of Community & Government Relations. Haney holds a bachelor’s degree from Duke University and earned his Master of Public Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a member of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and the North Carolina City and County Management Association (NCCCMA). He previously completed the School of Government’s Municipal & County Administration course in April 2019. He is an Erwin native who lives in Willow Spring with his wife, Lauren, and their 1-year-old son, Oliver.
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