Harnett County,
North Carolina

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Meet Our Staff

Carl Davis- Director

Carl has been with the County Parks and Recreation Department since January 2008, taking over as Director in January of 2010. He has a B.S. degree in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management from NC State University with a concentration in Sport Management in 2003. Carl has spent time as a Recreation Center Supervisor with Fayetteville/Cumberland Parks and Recreation and as the Athletic Program Supervisor with the Town of Ayden before coming to Harnett County. During Carl's spare time he enjoys NCSU sports, playing team sports, golf, and carpentry.

Paul C. Hart- Natural Resources Manager

Paul is a 1976 graduate of NC State University with a B.S. degree in Conservation. He has over 32 years of experience in the field of parks and recreation, having retired in 2008 for the NC Division of Parks and Recreation. During his career with State Parks, he was a Park Ranger at Crowders Mountain State Park and was Park Superintendent at Raven Rock State Park for over twenty years. Paul enjoys golf, trail running, nature study, and photography.

Drew Bryant- Recreation Program Supervisor

Drew joined the Parks and Recreation Department in October of 2014. Drew graduated with a B.A. degree in Exercise and Sport Science from UNC-Chapel Hill, with a concentration in Sport Administration, in May of 2013. Prior to joining Harnett County, Drew served as a summer intern with the Fayetteville SwampDogs summer collegiate baseball team in 2012 and 2013, and also served as an intern with Harnett County Parks and Recreation in the summer of 2011. In his spare time, Drew enjoys the local major sports teams (UNC Tar Heels, Carolina Panthers, and Carolina Hurricanes), walking his Husky-German Shepherd mix Juno, film trivia, and is an avid comic book fan.

Amy Holder - Administrative Assistant 


Anderson Creek Senior Center

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  • Ben Dingus
  • DJ Eddins
  • Deangelo Geddie
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