Dr. Marquis H. Barnett

Title: Human Resources Director
Phone: 336-747-6800

Dr. Barnett oversees the City's Human Resources Department operations including the preparation, execution and maintenance of the departmental budget.


Vanderbilt University

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.), Organizational Learning and Leadership

Villanova University

Master of Sciences, Human Resource Development

Howard University

Bachelor of Sciences, Communication Sciences and Disorders


  • Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP)
  • International Public Management Association for Human Resources Senior Certified Professional (IPMA-SCP)
  • Emotional Intelligence Assessor, OKA
  • Notary Public, North Carolina Secretary of State

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