MPA Alumni Profiles

Carolina MPA graduates attain leadership positions in every level of government and in organizations that support the public interest, utilizing their rigorous training to serve their communities.


Mary Blake '98
Manager of Board Relations
North Carolina Museum of Art
Raleigh, North Carolina

Jennifer Christian '03
Special Assistant
NeighborWorks America
Washington, DC
Nick Dula '08
Downtown Economic Development Director
Main Street Manager
City of Lenoir, North Carolina

Esther Manheimer '94
City of Asheville, North Carolina




Chris Morill '85
City Manager
Roanoke, Virginia
Charles Perusse '92
Chief Operating Officer
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Jane Preyer '91
Southeast Regional Director 
Environmental Defense Fund
Raleigh, North Carolina


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