ELIZABETHTOWN — Emereau: Bladen has announced that Carla Fisher has been hired as the new executive director effective Monday.
Fisher earned her bachelor of arts in elementary education from The University of North Carolina at Wilmington, a masters in teaching and learning from Nova Southeastern University, and a masters in executive leadership from Gardner-Webb University.
She has a total of 18 years of experience in education, and her most current position was principal at Douglass Academy located in Wilmington.
“The choice to lead comes with a great responsibility to provide others with purpose, direction, and desire to carry out the vision of an organization,” Fisher said. “I believe the single most important trait of leadership is to lead by example. I value authenticity, integrity, respect, and making a difference.”
Fisher and her husband Craig reside in Whiteville and have three children — Nate , Dylan and Tess.