4430 Mint Hill Village Lane
Mint Hill, NC 28227
Phone: (704) 545-9726
Fax: (704) 545-0802
Ted graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in Political Science. He also completed a program in Aerospace Studies which resulted in being commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the USAF and becoming a fighter pilot. He served in the Air Force for over 7 years and was promoted to Captain. He became an airline pilot and returned to Mecklenburg County.
Ted was first elected mayor in 1999. He led the Board of Commissioners to move to the town manager form of government. At the time Mint Hill was the largest town in North Carolina without a town manager. Ted also led the Board in the formation of the town's police force. Until that time, Mint Hill had contracted with Charlotte to provide police protection.
Ted has served as Mayor during a period of unprecedented growth in a responsible manner that has allowed Mint Hill to grow while keeping a low tax rate and small town appeal.
Ted and his wife Liz have been married for 36 years. They have three children, Alexis, Alice and Ted.