Lucas Shires was hired as the Town Manager of the Town of Boiling Springs in March 2018. As a former land planning consultant, landscape architect, urban designer, and city planner, Mr. Shires is adept in managing complex development and planning processes, fostering relationships between private and municipal entities, working with citizens, and creating solutions that are beneficial for all parties involved.
Mr. Shires holds a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from Clemson University and a Master of Urban Design degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
He is a Professional Landscape Architect licensed in North Carolina and South Carolina, serves on the NC Urban Forest Council Board of Directors, the Cleveland County Planning Board, and the Woodbridge HOA.
Shires was selected out of a pool of 41 applicants.
Born and raised in Mooresboro, just five miles from Town limits, Mr. Shires is honored to serve in this capacity and give back to the community that has given so much to him. He, his wife Meg, their daughters Elizabeth Jo and Rebecca Kate, and baby on the way, Lucas Daniel Shires look forward to meeting everyone.