Rashad Young

Age: 33
Hometown: Dayton, Ohio
Family: Married, two boys
Education: Bachelor of science, business management degree and a master of business administration degree from the University of Dayton.
Professional: Started working for the city of Dayton in 1994, when he was a college student. He served as an assistant to the city manager, deputy director of Information and Technology Services, and acting assistant city manager.
From June 2002 to March 2005, he worked as an assistant city manager in Cincinnati. He returned to Dayton to be an assistant city manager in 2005
Hired as the city manager in 2006.

Board member: Urban Minority Alcohol/Drug Outreach Program, the National Youth Sports Program, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference Yes to Kids Program and the Dayton Black Cultural Festival.
Member: National Forum of Black Public Administrators, the International City/County Manager’s Association and International Public Management Association for Human Resources.
Source: City of Dayton

  • September 1, 2009: The Greensboro City Council votes to make Young the next city manager. He will take office in mid-October and will earn a base salary of $179,500, plus an $850-per-month executive allowance.
  • October 2011: Announced resignation for position as city manager in Alexandria, VA.

Source: News & Record Archive

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