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Town Manager's Office

Professional Town, City, County Managers - ICMA
Life, Well Run 


Peter L. Franzese
Town Manager

Peter Franzese is the Town Manager for the Town of Spencer. Spencer's Mayor and Board of Aldermen promoted Franzese to Town Manager in December 2020, following a transition period with then-interim Town Manager David Treme. He joined the Town of Spencer in October of 2020 after working with the City of Concord for over 12 years. Peter holds Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Master of Public Administration degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has completed the UNC School of Government's Leading for Results and Municipal Administration programs. He is a member of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), the North Carolina City and County Communicators (NC3C), UNC General Alumni Association, and previously served as president of the UNC MPA Alumni Association. Peter and his wife, Chelsea, reside in Rowan County with their two children. He enjoys spending time with family, aviation, UNC athletics, tinkering with gadgets, and home and auto repair.