Logan Ford began her service to Winston-Salem in February 2018. With an undergraduate degree in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, along with a Master of Public Administration degree from North Carolina State University, she provides leadership and guidance to three service areas, Recreation and Parks, Community Development, and Police.
Prior experience as a manager was for the City of Rocky Mount and the City of Goldsboro. Planning and Inspections, Community Development, Engineering Downtown Development and Budget were under her purview. She also worked on special initiatives such as the construction of 160,000 sq.ft. Downtown Community Facility and served as the City project lead for the internal Strong Cities Strong Communities (SC2) Team. At the City of Goldsboro where she began work in 2004 as an Administrative Assistant to the City Manager and Manager of the City’s Code Enforcement Operation. She quickly advanced to Assistant City Manager in 2005 and gained responsibility for five service areas, including Downtown Development, Information Technology, Travel and Tourism, Community Affairs and the Paramount Theatre. While providing leadership to the directors of these service areas, she managed two key construction projects, oversaw the acquisition and plan development phase for the restoration of the Union Station Multi-model Transportation Facility, served as Interim City Manager in 2011 and worked previously as Interim Public Works Director and Interim Human Resources Director.
After graduate school, Ms. Logan worked with Self-Help Community Development Financial Institution in Durham, North Carolina on the Commercial Lending and Real Estate Teams.
Ms. Logan Ford’s 2020 Presentation: The Importance of Accountability