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Michael Cowin

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City of Greenville
City Manager
Michael Cowin

As Greenville City Manager, Michael Cowin serves as a voting member of the Greenville Utilities Board of Commissioners. He was appointed City Manager November 2023. 

Mr. Cowin joined the City of Greenville in 2015 as Assistant City Manager. During his time with the City, he has provided oversight for a variety of City departments, including his most recent work with Police, Fire/Rescue, Financial Services, and Information Technology. 

He has also served as Chief Financial Officer and Administrator of the City’s Department Management and Capital Improvement Programs. Additionally, he has been vital in the City’s economic development efforts through the pursuit and management of projects and initiatives in the City’s urban core. 

Mr. Cowin is an eastern North Carolina native and received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from East Carolina University. He also graduated with his Master’s in Business Administration from East Carolina University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of North Carolina and a member of the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants.