The Hon. Nancy McFarlane is mayor of Raleigh, a position she has held since 2011.
As mayor, McFarlane has led numerous efforts, including expanding public transit and updating the city’s Unified Development Ordinance. She was instrumental in the city’s purchase of Dorothea Dix Park – securing the property for development as a world-class destination park for the public.
McFarlane also chairs the Raleigh City Council’s Economic and Innovation Committee.
Prior to McFarlane’s public service, she worked as a pharmacist while raising her family. In 2002, she launched MedPro Rx, Inc., an accredited specialty infusion pharmacy that provides medications and services for clients with chronic illnesses.
McFarlane is a graduate of the School of Pharmacy at Virginia Commonwealth University.