Department Leadership

Keisha Young, Director

Keisha Young is the director of Mecklenburg County Human Resources. She is responsible for providing strategic direction to the Human Resources team, which includes talent management, employee relations, training, and organizational development, classification/compensation, benefits, employee service center, HRIS, compliance, and retention and engagement. 

She joined the County in 2010 as an HR consultant. Keisha has served in many roles during her career at the County, including as deputy HR director, before being promoted to director in 2022. Prior to joining the County, Keisha served as a mortgage loan officer at Bank of America and an HR consultant and recruiter at CEO, Inc.  

Keisha holds a bachelor’s in business administration from Radford University and a master’s in human resources management from Liberty University.  

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