Johnnie Taylor

City Manager
Title: Assistant City Manager
Phone: 336-397-7530
Johnnie Taylor

Johnnie Taylor joined the city in 1992. He previously served as Traffic Maintenance Supervisor, Sanitation Director, and Operations Director. Taylor was promoted to Assistant City Manager in July 2021.

Current Roles
In his role as Assistant City Manager, Taylor oversees Central Warehouse, Employee Safety, Fleet Services, Operations Coordinator, Recreation & Parks, Human Resources, Information Systems, Property & Facilities Management, Sanitation, and Sustainability.

Taylor has an associate’s degree in computer science and a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in engineering management, both from Salem University. He also is a graduate of the Public Executives Leadership Academy and the Municipal Administration Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Government.

Taylor is a member of the International City/County Management Association, American Public Works Association, National Forum for Black Public Administrators, North Carolina Recreation and Parks Association, and National Fleet Management Association and is a certified instructor for the Solid Waste Association of North America.


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