Patricia Kusek

County Commissioner

(910) 798-7149
  • Elected to serve a four-year term from 12/14/16 to 12/2020

Personal Data

Patricia Kusek is a North Carolina native who found her true home in New Hanover County 17 years ago with her husband Walter. She is the president and owner of Kusek Financial Group and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from Catawba College, Series 24-General Securities Principal License, Series 53, 7, 63 and 66 Licenses, and life and long term care insurance licenses. In addition to her financial background, Ms. Kusek taught math and physics in Duke Energy’s nuclear training program and worked in community and public relations in the nuclear power industry. She is a Rotarian and a Paul Harris Fellow, and is actively involved in several nonprofit and business-related boards in the community.

Ms. Kusek was honored as a 2006 YWCA Woman of Achievement in Business. She has spent a lifetime building her knowledge, experience and integrity. She is a strategic business woman, a community leader, and a committed public official.

New Hanover County Board of Commissioners Representative

  • Cape Fear Community College Board of Trustees
  • Cape Fear Community College Long-Range Planning Committee
  • Cape Fear Public Utility Authority, current Vice-Chair and former Chair
  • Local Emergency Planning Committee
  • New Hanover County Tourism Development Authority
  • Trillium Health Resources – Southern Regional Advisory Board
  • Wilmington Business Development
  • Wilmington/New Hanover Port, Waterway & Beach Commission

Community Involvement

  • Member of Wilmington Cape Fear Rotary Club
  • Member of Wilmington Chamber of Commerce
  • 2012 Chair of Cape Fear Heart Ball-American Heart Association
  • Former Executive Advisory Board Member for UNCW Cameron School of Business
  • Former Member of Investors Roundtable
  • Former Member of Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation Board of Trustees
  • Former Member of New Hanover Commission for Women
  • Former Member of Wilmington Chapter-Business Networking International
230 Government Center Drive, Suite 175 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7149 • Fax 910-798-7145