County Leadership Team

Michael A. Bryant, Deputy County Manager

Michael A. Bryant is the deputy Mecklenburg County manager for financial services and internal support. He is responsible for providing executive oversight of the Financial Services Department, the Office of the Tax Collector, the County Assessor’s Office, Information Technology, and Human Resources. He is also responsible for the management and distribution of the American Rescue Plan Act funding. Michael leads the County’s enterprise risk management strategy and is accountable for financial planning and compliance throughout the organization. 

He joined the County in 2003 as a management and budget analyst. Michael was promoted to director of the Office of Management and Budget in 2014 and deputy County manager in 2020. Prior to joining the County, Michael worked for the City of Durham, Duke University, Granville County, and the NC Office of the Governor. 

Michael holds a bachelor’s degree and a Master of Public Administration from North Carolina Central University.  

Professional Organizations 

Government Finance Officers Association of the United States & Canada 

Headshot photo of Deputy County Manager Michael Bryant