Sig Hutchinson

Sig Hutchinson has been working to make communities healthy and livable for more than two decades. Sig was first elected to the Wake County Commission in 2014 and has served as Chair and Vice Chair during his tenure.

Sig has led multiple bond initiatives in Wake County and the City of Raleigh totaling more than $400 million for open space preservation, parks, greenways, transportation and affordable housing. Sig continues to be active in North Carolina where he sits on numerous boards.

Sig continues his sales consulting and professional speaking career as President of Sig Hutchinson Communications. He has a B.A. from Texas Tech University; M.Ed. from the University of South Carolina and lives near a greenway in Raleigh, NC with his wife of more than 35 years Nancy and they have a son who is married and three grandchildren.

CURRENT LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

  • Chair, Growth & Sustainability Committee
    Addressing growth, the environment & quality of life
  • Chair, CAMPO
    Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization
  • Chair, National Association of Counties
    Parks, Open Space and Trails committee
  • Chair, Upper Neuse River Basin Association
    Protecting water quality at Falls Lake
  • Co-Chair, Live Well Wake
    Improving health & well-being of our citizens
  • Vice-Chair, GoTriangle
    Triangle’s regional transit authority

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Tar Heel of the Week
  • Wake County Volunteer of the Year – 2005
  • Triangle Business Journal’s “Green Advocate of the Year”
  • Business Leader Magazine’s “Top 50 Entrepreneurs in the Triangle”
  • Leadership Triangle’s “Goodmon Award”
  • NC Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects “Citizen’s Award”
  • WakeUP Wake County’s “Leadership Award”
  • A.E. Finley Distinguished Service Award by the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce
  • City of Raleigh’s “Fred Fletcher Award”

A LIFETIME OF PUBLIC SERVICE

  • Former chair, Advocates for Health in Action
  • Former chair, Triangle Transit
  • Former chair, Open Space and Parks Advisory Committee
  • Former President, Triangle Greenways Council
  • Former board member, NC Prevention Partners
  • Former board member, NC Alliance for Health