Michelle Lane Cobb became the Town of Sharpsburg’s Town Manager in May 2015. AsTown Manager, she is responsible for the administration of all departments of the Town.
Ms. Cobb came to Sharpsburg in April of 2014 and started out as the Financial Specialist before moving up to Finance Officer in January 2015. Prior to coming to Sharpsburg, she was the Director of Financial Aid at Martin Community College for over 6 years. Ms. Cobb grew up in Whitakers, NC and moved to Rocky Mount, NC in 1999.
She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Elizabeth City State University in 1997. Also in 2007, she graduated from the University of Maryland University College’s MBA program where she received her Master’s in Business Administration.
As the organization’s chief executive officer, Michelle Lane Cobb implements the Board’s policies and oversees all Town operations. The manager advises the Board on all issues, proposes the annual budget, and coordinates the work of all municipal staff not appointed by the Board of Commissioners.
The primary responsibility of the Town Manager is to assure that the laws of the State and the ordinances, resolutions, policies and regulations, of the Board of Commissioners are faithfully executed. Michelle Lane Cobb is married and has 2 children. She enjoys spending time with her family, relaxing, and watching television.