Announcement: A Retirement Tribute To Mike Manis

After over ten years of dedicated service to our region and a 40+ year career in the Carolinas, Michael (Mike) Manis will be retiring from his position at Centralina. We wish Mike the best of luck!  At the April 15th Annual Board meeting, Geraldine Gardner, Executive Director of Centralina Regional Council was approved to replace Mike as the President & Chief Operating Officer of the Centralina Economic Development District to continue the notable legacy of strategic economic development work on behalf of the region.

The Boards of Centralina Regional Council and Centralina Economic Development District will host a joint recognition ceremony on Wednesday, May 12th at 5 p.m. The event will be streamed to Centralina’s YouTube channel (link below) and immediately followed by the Region of Excellence Awards Ceremony and Centralina Board of Delegates Meeting. Read the full tribute and access the virtual ceremony here.