On February 21, 2020, Town Council voted to hire Dr. C. Scott Davis as the Town Manager of Farmville. Prior to being appointed Town Manager, Scott served as the Interim Town Manager since the end of August 2019 and was the Assistant Town Manager since October 1, 2017.
Scott has over 20 years of diverse experience in local government and higher education. He served in various capacities with the City of Colonial Heights and Richard Bland College of The College of William and Mary. Scott has previously served, during his time off, as an adjunct instructor for the Master of Public Administration program in the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University.
While having a diverse work experience, Scott is active in the community by being a member of the Farmville Lions Club, a board member of Centra Southside Community Hospital, a member of the Farmville Chamber of Commerce, a board member for the Heart of Virginia Festival, and can be seen at events in town.
Scott is professionally connected as an active member of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and the Virginia Local Government Management Association (VLGMA).
Scott has an Associate of Science Degree from Richard Bland College of The College of William and Mary, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Real Estate and Urban Land Development and a Master of Public Administration Degree from Virginia Commonwealth University, and a Doctor of Law and Policy degree from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts.