On November 7th, 2023, I was voted in as a Town Council Representative of Holly Springs. Listed are the top items on my platform. Most importantly, I want to continue to hear from the residents of Holly Springs about the things that are important to you.

Responsible Growth

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Our population in 2007 was 19,000, and in 2023 we are a thriving community of 47,396 residents. That equates to a 40% growth in 16 years. Growth is great for a community and that growth has brought our town excellent amenities, jobs, opportunities and diverse people.

This growth has also brought us issues like traffic and congestion. Growth is necessary for Holly Springs and responsible growth allows us to attract companies and small businesses that help to create a strong business tax base. If elected, I will listen to the residents of this town, work alongside the town staff and government, and help drive responsible growth in our town. In 2007, when I moved to Holly Springs, traffic was not really an issue. I could get across town rather quickly. However, at that time, we didn’t have a Walmart or a Target. I had to travel to neighboring cities for basic amenities.

Fast forward to 2023, we have experienced growth and with that comes traffic issues. As we continue to grow this town, we have a responsibility to find smart solutions that allow us to freely and safely move through the town. In addition, if elected, I will work to make sure that we continue to be a tree city. The change in our Unified Development Ordinance so that developers cannot clear cut trees when building new home developments helps this town remain environmentally friendly.

By working with our town staff, developers and listening to you, we can drive effective change in this great town of ours. We can move forward together.

Drive a Unified Community

Holly Springs has a great culture and robust history. As your town council representative, it will be my job to represent every member of this community. I will listen, and help promote solutions to ensure that together, as a community we are driving forward and planning for our future.

I will make sure that we continue to have walking paths, greenways and safe streets so that Holly Springs will be a walkable community. I love the ability to walk outside my house and see neighbors and town residents, walking, biking, spending family time and simply smiling.

As this community continues to grow responsibly, we will make sure that this remains a place that people want to live in and are proud to be a part of. We will continue to move forward together.

Engaged Leadership

I have served in leadership roles for a good portion of my adult life. One thing that I have learned is that leadership requires excellent listening skills and empathy. By engaging with the residents of Holly Springs and listening to their ideas, driving towards solutions, we can continue to grow Holly Springs responsibly.

As an engaged leader, I will not only focus on the Holly Springs of today, but I will also focus on maintaining the great history of this town as well as building for a prosperous future. I would love for Holly Springs to be the town that our children and grandchildren will be able to make their home and carry on the legacy of this great town.

In order to meet this goal, I will be an engaged leader that listens and makes decisions that ware economically and ethically responsible and good for the growth of our town. I will utilize my dialogue creation expertise to ensure that we are collaborating for all. Working together with the other council members and town staff, we can continue to build Holly Springs into a desired place to work and live in North Carolina.

Focus on the Future

As we build on our responsible growth, we also must have a focus on the future. Focusing on the future means multiple things. Focus on a future where we have enough water and sewage to suffice.

As we build new developments and businesses, have the forethought to have sustainable energy for the future of transportation. Finally, we need to hear from our youth because they are the future leaders in our community.

As we develop, I will work to continue to use and grow our Unified Development Ordinance to make sure we develop for today, as well as develop for many years to come.

Want to reach out and have a conversation about how we can guide Holly Springs into a future that works for all?