Richmond County Manager
The County Manager serves as Chief Executive Officer of Richmond County government, appointed by and serving at the pleasure of the Board of County Commissioners, which sets policies and adopts ordinances that regulate Richmond County government.
In addition to carrying out the day-to-day administration of County Government, the County Manager is responsible for implementing policies established by the Board of Commissioners, coordinating the work of all County agencies, and representing the County in dealings with other governmental units and agencies.
The County Manager provides a clear vision of Richmond County Government’s purpose. The Manager’s duties include preparing the countywide recommended budget, recommending new and revised policies and programs to the Board of Commissioners, and implementing county programs and services in an effective and efficient manner.
Bryan Land was appointed County Manager in November of 2017. Land a native of Richmond County, began working with the county in March of 2010 as Public Works Director and the last 18 months serving as Assistant County Manager and Interim County Manager.
Prior to working with the county, Land was employed by Highway Constructors & Barnhill Contracting. Land holds degrees in Civil Engineering and Business Administration. During his tenure with Richmond County he has overseen countless county construction projects .
As a 6th generation Richmond County native, he began his working career at 13 working for his grandfather Bill Land at the North Carolina Motor Speedway, Rockingham Dragway & their family trucking company, Land Truck and Tractor. Bryan has remained an active citizen in within the county ever since. He is a member and former Deacon of First Presbyterian Church in Hamlet, and is heavily involved in youth sports, coaching baseball, along with girls and boys soccer. Bryan resides in Rockingham with his wife Christy and they have two children, Winston & Ava.