Meet Town Manager - John W. Holcomb
John W. Holcomb is a graduate of Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina and is the son of JoAnn Holcomb of Jonesville, North Carolina and the late Wesley Holcomb. Mr. Holcomb has attended several professional development courses at the University of North Carolina of School of Government, Public Executive Leadership Academy, and Rural Economic Development Institute.
Mr. Holcomb is also a certified public accountant who has served the town in various capacities since June 21, 1999, and was previously Assistant Town Manager and Finance Director. He filled in as Interim Town Manager during the town’s search for a new manager but has also served as an interim manager on four separate occasions. He will continue as the Town Manager of Elkin until his retirement in 2018.