Honorable Raleigh Mayor, Nancy McFarlane, to provide Welcome Remarks
A small business owner, PTA mom, neighborhood advocate and environmental steward, Mayor McFarlane has a track record of listening to the people of Raleigh and understanding how our city must constantly strive to lead the nation as the best place to live and work in America.
As a small business owner, Mayor McFarlane has a firsthand understanding of what it takes to make Raleigh a business-friendly city. Her business success and acumen have been important in shaping her leadership style as a competent and efficient consensus builder. In 2002, she launched MedPro Rx, Inc., an accredited specialty infusion pharmacy that provides medications and services to provide support for clients with chronic illness. MedPro Rx consistently ranks as one of the best places to work in the Triangle and recently ranked as the #1 small business in the Triangle, and # 2 in the South.
Coupled with business experience, Mayor McFarlane has experience serving our city as an elected official. She was first elected to Raleigh City Council in 2007. During her 4 years, Mayor McFarlane maintained a strong focus on enhancing Raleigh’s long-term planning goals. She is excited to help lead the effort to finalize Raleigh’s Unified Development Ordinance, which, coupled with Raleigh’s Comprehensive Plan, will collectively frame how our city evaluates numerous issues including land use, transportation, environmental protection, economic development, housing options, and more.
Mayor McFarlane is honored and humbled that the people of Raleigh have placed their confidence in her as Mayor of Raleigh. She is excited by the opportunity to assure that Raleigh remains the best place to live, work and raise a family in the nation. Mayor McFarlane understands that as Raleigh continues to grow and attract new jobs; our city must balance ALL of the elements that make us great. To Learn more please visit www.nancymcfarlane.com