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Buncombe County Welcomes New HHS Director

Please welcome Stoney Blevins as the new Buncombe County Health and Human Services Director. Stoney brings many years of experience with him to Buncombe County, including his work with Transylvania and Haywood Counties as DSS Director and HHS Director of a consolidated HHS agency.

His work experience includes consulting and leadership roles within the NC Division of Social Services as well as human services work in Wayne, Wake, Rowan, Franklin and Harnett Counties.

Leadership roles within his professional and faith community have influenced his leadership style which he describes as "high support paired with high accountability." Stoney values initiative, intelligence and professionalism in the workplace and is committed to kindness and transparency within the agency and for the clients that we serve.

Stoney is excited to be "part of the dream team in an agency renowned for excellence across the state," and looks forward to meeting the staff and community members that make Buncombe County a great place to be.

Stoney says that family, faith and his love of sports and the outdoors keep him grounded as does his passion for serving others with respect and diligence.