"Guilford County Manager Marty Lawing has announced the hiring of a new Deputy County Manager. Following a lengthy recruitment and selection process, Clarence G. Grier has been selected to fill the position. Mr. Grier brings over 18 years of local government finance and management experience to the position having worked as an accounting manager for the City of Norfolk, Virginia from January 1996 to May 1998, accounting services manager for the Town of Chapel Hill from June 1998 to September 2000, accounting manager for the City of High Point from September 2000 to March 2008 and director of finance for the Greensboro Housing Authority from March 2008 to November of 2009. Since December of 2009, Mr. Grier has worked for Orange County, North Carolina in the capacity of Director of Finance and Administrative Services and most recently as the Assistant County Manager / Chief Financial Officer.
Mr. Grier earned a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the states of North Carolina and Virginia and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and holds Certified Information Technology Professional and Chartered Global Management Accountant designations with that organization. He is also a member of the Government Finance Officers Association, the North Carolina Government Finance Officers Association and the North Carolina City and County Management Association.
Clarence Grier will begin his duties as Deputy County Manager on Monday, February 2, 2015. "
- A Press Release