Patrice Toney

City Manager
Title: Assistant City Manager
Phone: 336-747-7424

Patrice Toney joined the City in 2016 and served five years as director of the Budget and Evaluation Office. Prior to coming to the City, she served at Forsyth County Government in budget and management, public health, and the library. Toney was promoted to Assistant City Manager in July 2021, and currently has more than 24 collective years of City and County local government experience.

Current Roles
In her role as Assistant City Manager, Toney oversees Police, Fire, Emergency Management, Human Relations/DEI, and Community Development.

Toney has a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a master’s degree in public administration with a concentration in local government management from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is also a graduate of the Municipal/County Administration course, Leading for Results, and the Public Executive Leadership Academy (PELA), all from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Government.  

Toney is a member of the North Carolina Local Government Budget Association (NCLGBA), National Forum of Black Public Administrators (NFBPA), International City/County Manager’s Association (ICMA), and the North Carolina City/County Manager’s Association (NCCMA).  She also serves on the board of the United Way of Forsyth County, North Carolina Black Repertory Company, and Volunteer Coordinator for the National Black Theatre Festival.


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