Metzler Announces Critz-Yokeley's Resignation as Director of Economic Development, Small Business & Tourism
Posted on Monday November 19, 2018
Jan Critz-Yokeley & husband will relocate permanently to Wilmington.
WENTWORTH, NC  (Nov. 19, 2018) - Rockingham County Manager Lance Metzler announced today the resignation of Jan Critz-Yokeley as Director of Economic Development, Small Business & Tourism, effective no later than Dec. 31, 2018.  Yokeley and her husband will relocate permanently to Wilmington.

Metzler thanked Critz-Yokeley for her commitment and dedication over the past four years leading the County's strong push with economic development, small business and tourism.  "We appreciate the tremendous, professional efforts Jan has given to strengthen Rockingham County's economy, business/industries, jobs, and tourism.  Her leadership has played a crucial role in our overall economic success.  We wish she and her family the very best in Wilmington."

The County Manager said Human Resources will immediately initiate a national search for her permanent replacement.  

Critz-Yokeley said:  "I am confident that I am leaving Rockingham County in a better position for recruiting new and retaining business and industry; generating new tax revenues; developing a strong workforce/training network; revitalizing of the Citizens Economic Development, Inc., and promoting the Rockingham County branding, “You’re in a Good Place…”


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