About Mayor Colvin
433 Hay Street
Fayetteville, NC 28301
Mitch Colvin was elected Mayor in November 2017. Prior to that, he served two consecutive terms on City Council as District 3 Council Member (2013-15, 2015-17). He is a graduate of E.E. Smith Senior High School; John Tyler Mortuary College, with an A.A. in Funeral Service; and Fayetteville State University, with a B.A. Degree in Sociology. He is also a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity and an active member of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church.
In 1995, at the age of 21, Mr. Colvin assumed the operational leadership of Colvin Funeral Home, Inc. At the time he assumed control, the company was experiencing significant financial and regulatory distress. Mr. Colvin learned at an early age that being in business is not easy. Over the last 20 years, he has worked to build a strong, community oriented business, restore goodwill and address remaining legacy issues. Today, his company is a market leader in funeral home service calls. Mr. Colvin believes that hard work and commitment in the face of adversity is crucial to survival in business and life.
On Council, he has served in the following capacities: Mayor Pro Tem, Chairman of the Baseball Committee, Chairman of the Gateway Committee, Co-Chair of the PWC Negotiation Committee and City of Fayetteville Representative to FAMPO. In 2017, he was appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper to the Governor's Crime Commission.
Mr. Colvin's City Council priorities include job creation; economic development; education and training; and the creation of a safe and secure community for all to enjoy.