"As an out of town investor, having someone like you to manage the City gives me a much greater comfort level. Your type of hands-on leadership and accessibility is very rare and notable!"
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"No one else could represent Mooresville as well as Miles. Great job."
Miles Atkins was born in Tampa, Florida and attended Plant High School, where he was student body president and graduated in 1981. He attended Auburn University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science.
Miles began his career in sales & marketing in Tampa and was recruited to Charlotte in 1989 to work in the print and graphic communications industry. He has since worked in key business development, sales & product marketing, and market development services. Currently, he serves as Director of Corporate Affairs & Government Relations for Iredell Health System.
In 2007, Miles was elected to serve as a Commissioner At-Large for the Town of Mooresville and in 2011; Miles was elected as Mayor of Mooresville. Miles and his wife Kim married in 1995 and relocated to Mooresville in 1997 to start their family. They have two teenage children; a daughter, Rett and a son, Liam.
In 2016 the Top of the Lake Rotary Club presented Mayor Miles Atkins with the designation of Paul Harris Fellow. Atkins was chosen to receive this recognition in honor of his service to the Mooresville community. An award very special to him as his father also was a recipient of the award.
Miles has stayed constantly involved as an advocate for numerous social and health issues. This includes Gun Violence Prevention, the local Special Olympics, Tourette Syndrome, Lyme Disease, Substance Abuse, affordable housing for all citizens, a broad scope of our Veterans needs, racial equality, anti-bullying, and domestic violence.
“I have worked diligently on "Putting Mooresville First" since being elected Mayor in 2011. I am passionate about the greater Mooresville community and believe we have made significant strides towards becoming a seamless town. A place where citizens in all neighborhoods enjoy safe streets, reliable infrastructure, access to amenities, and more opportunities for a good quality of life.”