Blake Massengill was elected as Mayor of Fuquay-Varina in 2021. Prior to that, he served as Mayor Pro-Tem for six years. He was first elected to the Fuquay-Varina Town Board in 2013.
Blake moved to Fuquay-Varina when he was 2 years old, and still proudly calls it home with his wife, Heather, and two children, Jake and Anna.
Blake is owner/president of Massengill Design-Build, a full-service building company located in Fuquay-Varina, NC. He is a second-generation builder with many years of experience in the building industry. Massengill Design-Build has been honored with many awards in the Wake County Parade of Homes. In addition, in 2014 Blake Massengill was named the Wake County Builder of the Year, and in 2019, he was named the NC Distinguished Builder of the Year by the NC Home Builders Association.
Massengill Design-Build is a member and 2018 President of the HBA of Raleigh-Wake Co., a member of the North Carolina Home Builders Association, and a member of the National Association of Home Builders.
Blake holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration degree from North Carolina State University.
Blake enjoys coaching his kids’ youth sports teams which have included basketball and soccer and watching his daughter learn to dance through the Fuquay-Varina Arts Center. Quite often, he and his family can be found patronizing local businesses throughout Fuquay-Varina or enjoying a show at the FVAC or the FM2FV concert series.
Blake is a member of the Fuquay-Varina Rotary Club and Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce. He and his family attend Fuquay-Varina United Methodist Church.
Since joining the Town Board in 2013, Blake has made transportation projects his top priority. He is proud of the recent major traffic improvements accomplished in town, particularly the completion of the Judd Parkway Loop. He looks forward to several other projects that are ready to kick-off in 2022. In addition, Blake takes pride in our parks and recreation facilities, Arts Center, and our lively downtowns.
As mayor, Blake is committed to serving all the people of Fuquay-Varina. If you have concerns or questions, feel free to contact him. Blake strongly believes that good government starts with a conversation. That’s why you will see him out in the public and at events! Together, we can make Fuquay-Varina a dash more.
Mayor Duties and Responsibilities
Preside over all Town Board meetings
Stay informed as to the business of the Town
Appoint committees and outline their powers and duties as the Town Board may direct
Make recommendations as deemed necessary or expedient to the Town Board
Appear on behalf of the Town at public events and occasions
Serve as an official spokesperson on behalf of the Town Board
Appoint the four committees of the Town Board
Serve as a representative of the Town on various committees and boards
January 2012- Appointed to the Planning Board
December 2013 - Elected to Fuquay-Varina Town Board of Commissioners to serve 4-year term.
December 2015 - Elected by Town Board as Mayor Pro Tempore to serve 2-year term.
December 2017 - Elected to Fuquay-Varina Town Board of Commissioners to serve 4-year term.
December 2017 - Elected by Town Board as Mayor Pro Tempore to serve 2-year term.
December 2019 - Elected by Town Board as Mayor Pro Tempore to serve 2-year term.