City Manager Doug Hewett

City of Fayetteville


Doug Hewett, MPA


Phone: (910) 433-1990



Doug is the City Manager for the City of Fayetteville, in which he has served since April 2016.  Prior to being promoted to the position, he was Interim Permitting & Inspections Director for the City.  He has almost 20 years of local government experience in North Carolina, Virginia and Florida. He is originally from Supply, NC.  He now resides in Fayetteville.

A former Public Information Officer for Halifax County, NC and the City of Wilmington, NC, he first came to the City of Fayetteville in May 2004 as Management Services Director, a role that focused on strategic planning and public relations for the City organization.  Doug was promoted to Assistant City Manager in April 2007, a position he held until January 2012, when he became a City Manager in Florida. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree and Masters of Public Administration degree from North Carolina State University. 


  • Administrative leadership of City government
  • Execute policies, programs, ordinances and resolutions approved by City Council
  • Manage municipal services
  • Prepare annual balanced budget
  • Explore and develop new revenues
  • Recommend policy initiatives to City Council
  • Prepare reports for City Council concerning affairs of the City of Fayetteville
  • Create training and development opportunities for City employees
  • Organizational Chart (.pdf)

Administration Portfolio - Direct Reports

Arata, KevinCorporate Communications DirectorCity Manager's Office, Corporate Communications(910) 433-1978
Bauer, Kristoff T.Deputy City Manager (Operations Portfolio)City Manager's Office(910) 433-1979
Hewett, DougCity ManagerCity Manager's Office(910) 433-1990
Highsmith, WandaSenior Administrative Assistant (Operations Portfolio and Strategic Performance Analytics Department)City Manager's Office(910) 433-1474
Jackson, RebeccaStrategic Performance Analytics DirectorCity Manager's Office, Strategic Performance Analytics(910) 433-1068
McMillan, ChristopherManagement AnalystCity Manager's Office, Strategic Performance Analytics(910) 433-1223
Somerindyke, Elizabeth Internal Audit DirectorCity Manager's Office, Internal Audit(910) 433-1672
Tebbe, AndreaSenior Administrative Assistant (Support Services Portfolios)City Manager's Office(910) 433-1979
Tuckey, JackieManagement AnalystCity Manager's Office(910) 433-1854
Whitfield, TellyAssistant City ManagerCity Manager's Office(910) 433-1459
Wiuff, DeannaExecutive AssistantCity Manager's Office(910) 433-1990
Wright-Lanier, Angel Assistant City ManagerCity Manager's Office(910) 433-1994