2018-09-08 / News

Everett to lead Person Industries


Everett Everett Amanda Everett has been promoted to director of Person Industries. Everett has been the Assistant Director of Person Industries since 2014. She brings experience with recycling, safety, and human resources to her new role. Everett’s first day as director will be Oct. 1.

Everett reports to Assistant County Manager Sybil Tate. She replaces the retiring Becky Clayton.

In announcing the appointment, Tate said Everett enjoys support from the Person Industries staff.

“Amanda has a passion for improving the lives of individuals with disabilities. She is also a great leader and is well-respected among her staff,” Tate said.

Everett has 14 years of professional experience in various fields from business accounting and financial analyst to human resource management. She has an undergraduate degree in Communication Studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she focused on business and public relations.

For the past four years, she has served as the Assistant Director of Person Industries, overseeing the Person County Recycling Center and heading up its safety program. She has worked diligently to develop relationships throughout the county and state to increase recycling awareness and bring a shining light to the abilities and services that Person

Industries has to offer. She was awarded the 2017 Outstanding County Employee of the Year Award by her colleagues.

“It is an honor and a privilege to work for a superb organization such as Person Industries. The last four years of my career have been the most fulfilling due to the continuous efforts to carry out our mission and vision; helping individuals achieve their vocational and personal goals. I am grateful to serve our personnel in the director role and looking forward to what the future holds for Person Industries,” Everett said.

Everett enjoys spending time with her friends and family, husband Kenneth and daughter Emma. She is involved in philanthropic organizations and events.

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