Mayor * Fayetteville, NC
Mitch Colvin is a native of Fayetteville with a passion for helping to improve the city. He was elected Mayor in November 2017. Prior to that, he served two consecutive terms on City Council. In 1995, at the age of 21, Mr. Colvin assumed the operational leadership of Colvin Funeral Home, Inc. He still leads the operation of Colvin Funeral Home, Inc. today, helping residents in their time of need. Mr. Colvin believes that hard work and commitment in the face of adversity is crucial to survival in business and life. Mayor Colvin’s vision is to help Fayetteville prepare for the future by building a viable work force, investing in infrastructure and expanding the city's connection to the global economy. He places a strong emphasis on economic development; education and training; and the creation of a safe and secure community.