February 19, 2021: The Clark County, NC, County Council have unanimously approved a two-year contract with Kathleen Otto as the County Manager. Otto had served as the Iinterim County Manager since March 2020. Otto’s previous positions with the county include Deputy County Manager, Director ofI Internal Resources and Director of Human Resources. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Portland as well as a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Phoenix. She started the interim job on March 13 following the resignation of Shawn Henessee.