Susan Fearrington has more than two decades of experience with Cabarrus County, serving as an financial planner and reporting analyst, accounting operations supervisor and assistant finance director before becoming the department director in 2014.
She is a North Carolina Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Public Finance Officer and is a member of several state and national organizations, including the North Carolina Government Finance Officers Association, the N.C. Local Government Budget Association and the national Government Finance Officers Association.
Fearrington graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School and then earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from UNC Charlotte.
She is a lifelong resident of Cabarrus County and lives in Mt. Pleasant with her husband, Scott. The couple has two grown children, Hillary and Luke.
They attend church at The Refuge.