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Michael DailDirector of Human Resources

Michael Dail was named director of Human Resources for the N.C. Department of Public Safety in October 2018.

Dail is a Human Resources professional with more than 20 years of Human Resources experience in state government and the private sector, in addition to three years as a North Carolina Correctional Officer. He most recently served as the Human Resources Assistant Director for the NC Department of Health and Human Services, where he developed and facilitated projects to address business operations, customer service, continuity of services, process improvements and operational needs of the assigned customer divisions. 

Dail began his career as a correctional officer at Greene Correctional Institution in Maury, NC, and served in several other certified and Human Resources positions within the then-Department of Correction, before joining the private sector. Dail also held several positions with the NC Department of Transportation, to include HR Section Manager; Qualification and Salary Review Manager for Non-Delegated Units; Qualification, Salary Review and Classification Manager for the Division of Highways Units; and Classification and Compensation Senior Analyst.  A driven Human Resources professional, Dail has focused throughout his career on raising the bar for human resources functions to be more progressive and customer focused. 

A graduate of East Carolina University, Dail holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics.